Canada, Canadian Rockies, Travels

Shades of Blue – Banff National Park, Alberta (part III)

For the remainder of our time in Banff, we continued north on the main road, eventually leading us up to Jasper National Park, which will feature in my next post. Last week, I left off at Moraine Lake. In the same general area of the park is the other iconic Banff lake – Lake Louise. This… Continue reading Shades of Blue – Banff National Park, Alberta (part III)

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Valley of the Ten Peaks – Banff National Park, Alberta (part II)

The Valley of the Ten Peaks is, as you probably guessed, a valley lined by ten peaks. They form part of the continental divide as well as the border between Alberta and British Columbia. But most pertinent to this post, they form the backdrop for the iconic Moraine Lake. You’ve probably seen Moraine Lake before.… Continue reading Valley of the Ten Peaks – Banff National Park, Alberta (part II)

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Rocky Mountain High – Banff National Park, Alberta (part I)

After departing Waterton Lakes, we stopped for the afternoon in Calgary to catch up on the real world. The final installment of the Harry Potter movies had just been released and a little vacation wasn't going to get in our way of seeing it. We'd purchased tickets in advance for a theatre at a mall… Continue reading Rocky Mountain High – Banff National Park, Alberta (part I)