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Travels in Canada - part eight - Banff

Banff is a charming town in Alberta Canada, surrounded by breath-taking mountainous vistas at every turn.  The people are friendly, the town is easy to walk, filled with a variety of fun restaurants, pubs and shops plus every possible outdoor activity you could want. 257 more words


Travels in Canada - part seven - Cascade Gardens in Banff

For anyone who follows this blog, you know how much I adore gardening. When Spence and I heard about the lovely Cascade Gardens in Banff, we had to check it out. 52 more words


Travels in Canada - Lake Louise & Moraine Lake - part five

Thus far in my series “Travels in Canada”, I’ve posted photos that might beg the question “are these for real?”

The color of the water in this part of Alberta Canada, is a breathtaking mix of turquoise, teal, aqua, blue-green dependent on the depth, sun and clouds.  97 more words


Travels in Canada - Moraine Lake - part four

Moraine Lake is a glacially fed lake in Banff National Park, 14 kilometres outside the Village of Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada. It is situated in the Valley of the Ten Peaks, at an elevation of approximately 6,183 feet. 110 more words


Travels in Canada - Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise - part three

When visiting Lake Louise, it’s hard to look away from the turquoise water surrounded by mountains in this breathtaking spot.  Even so, it’s impossible to miss the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.   148 more words


Travels in Canada - Lake Louise & a wildlife sighting - part two

After hiking around Lake Louise, we grabbed snacks and a few much-needed, cold adult beverages at the Trailhead Cafe, sitting outside to enjoy the view.  After that, I headed over to visit the gift shop. 133 more words

Adventures With Spence

Travels in Canada - Lake Louise, Alberta - part one

Spence and I adore traveling.  Before my retirement, my dear Canadian friend (and co-worker) Jess and I were discussing vacation spots. We started talking about Banff, Lake Louise, Jasper, Canmore and before you knew it, I was planning our trip.   180 more words