Banff Gate Mountain Resort
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... for our two train efficianados. After we left, we cruised down the Bow Valley Parkway to Johnston Canyon. Here, we went on an hour long hike to the falls and back. A spectacular canyon for sure and the power of the water was incredible. A little ice cream treat for our toe busy hikers and we rolled on to Banff. We cruised through Banff but the traffic was so crazy with Canada Day, we elected to push on to Kananaskis. ...
... br> We had purchased tickets before leaving Aus.
The ride up is in four seater perspex bubbles suspended on a steel cable..
I still have the nail marks in my arm...they swing a bit :)
All chuffed with myself with the use of mechanical advantage to arrive at what I mistakenly thought was ...
... etc... weather was on my side for the morning but then turned traitor and cleared..
The dreaded sentence was uttered... "Lets go for a walk up the trail by the river" ... lamma devine..
It was a nice place to be.. the river (Bow River) was just a long stretch or grade 5/6 rapids..
Then CJ's afternoon was made.. She found a Ground ...
... weather has been so good to us,none of the rain that was forecast so it was wonderful for the others in the group most did either the Gondala or the Plane flight scenic rides on offer and loved it because the cloud cleared for them. Our afternoon Trafalga excursion was a sightseeing drive around town and then we were dropped off at Banff Spring Hotel which happens to be Canada's only castle, it is a luxury hotel built in 1888 by the Canadian Pacific Railway and ...
... teachers together, especially Primary educators, and its inevitable! We drove to Jill's amazing three level condo, which is really modern and cosy at the same time (with lots of stairs) and talked some more, including about what we wanted to do the next day. Before I knew it, it was after 1am, and definitely time to be calling it an early morning and get a few hours sleep! I had a great sleep, and after a breakfast involving some of Jill's imported Vegemite (if anyone out ...
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