Canadian Rockies Chalets
Travel Blogs from Canmore
... us at all. We sat there and watched him for a while then decided we needed to go, so as we inched forward, he slowly walked to the edge of the road and let us pass. We think it was a juvenile red tailed hawk and he was gorgeous. Such a nice surprise.
Of course, now that we were in Canada, everything was in Kilometers. Fred figured out how to change the GPS to report in Kilometers so that was a help. ...
... and then we ventured around Banff for an hour. On the way back to the campsite Vicky thought she saw a bear or a "really big dog" by the roadside so Ben turned around - and there we saw a small black BEAR no more than 10 metres from the road!!! It wasn't fully grown and was just plodding through the shrubbery - such an amazing sight! Well spotted ...
... never experienced a hot spring before and neither had Jack but it was just lovely and we were instantly fans! At an average of 37 degrees the water was just gorgeous. It felt like a nice relaxing bath - but outside, surrounded by snow capped mountains and breath taking scenery. I think it would really be something when the snow falls. The only thing which was a little disappointing was that (probably due to safety regulations) the hot springs were housed in what looked like ...
... seems that when I slammed on the brakes the cabinet outside the bathroom door opened and a lot of canned food and other supplies fell out including the Kula. Nancy had the Kula for put in there for her coffee at times. Unfortunately it cracked the top spilling on the carpet. We blotted and cleaned the best we could. We also had three bottles of wine that fell out of the back cabinet but they fell on the couch but ...
... and bravely stepped away from the vehicle. We had the world's shortest snow fight which was over as soon as Michael nailed me in the toosh and made our way down to the lake. Lake Louise is known for its emerald green water and the mirror-like reflection of the glacier above and despite the ice surrounding us we did not expect the lake to be frozen over. I would still describe it as beautiful and even more so when the puffs of cold air woft by and you can get a glimpse of the ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed