Having travelled across the entire Canadian Rockies starting from Vancouver to Jasper, Lake Louise, we were finally now at the last town of Banff in the Canadian Rockies.  As with Jasper, we decided to stop at Banff for 2 nights to allow ourselves sufficient time to explore this vibrant resort town.If shopping...
On an Alaskan Cruise, one can choose to do a pre / post cruise tour to the land of Alaska or to visit the Rocky Mountains in Canada.On our last Alaska cruise trip, we chose to do the Alaska Land Tour to the Denali National Park, Mount McKinley and...
After a most exhilarating day travelling the Icefields Parkway from Jasper, we were finally at Lake Louise at Banff National Park by late afternoon.Some tours bring their passengers to Lake Louise only for a short photo stop.  However, our package with the Rocky Mountaineer entails at least a one-night stay at the...
The Columbia Icefield was approximately an hour’s drive away from the Athabasca Falls. The scenery from the Athabasca Falls to the icefields became more mountainous and colder as we approached the icefield, with sightings of a few glaciers along the way.You’ll know that you are very near the Columbia...
Jasper was our first stop at the Canadian Rockies right after we got off from the Rocky Mountaineer.At Jasper, Marmot Lodge was the designated hotel for our Silverleaf travel package, although some other travellers on the same package may be assigned other hotels of a similar standard based on...
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