Category Archive: Alberta

Oh so famous Lake Louise – Alberta, Canada

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Our final stop in the Canadian Rockies was ever-popular and very crowded Lake Louise.  Located in Banff National Park, it’s one of the best known lakes in the Rocky Mountains. Even a little girl… Continue reading

Captivating Icefields Parkway – Canadian Rockies

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Highway 93 is a major north/south highway that begins in Jasper, Canada and ends in Wickenburg, AZ, 1,720 miles away.  The stretch from Mile 0 to Mile 144 is known as the Icefields… Continue reading

Wonderful Jasper National Park – Jasper, AB

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This post details stop #4, at Jasper National Park.  It’s loaded with pictures of stunning scenery and awe-inspiring natural wonders of the Rocky Mountains. Although the weather was not always picture perfect, I managed to… Continue reading

Visiting friends in Edmonton, Alberta

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The map below is the route and stops we made while in Alberta.  If you missed our previous stops, click here for stop #1 and here for stop #2.  For our third stop, we… Continue reading

Sightseeing in Calgary, Alberta

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Following our wonderful journey on the Rocky Mountaineer and a few days in Banff, a bus took us back to Calgary Airport where we had left our car when we flew to Vancouver.  We hastened… Continue reading

Banff National Park – Banff, AB

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After being spoiled and indulged aboard the Rocky Mountaineer, we disembarked at our final destination, Banff, a busy town within Banff National Park.  We didn’t bring Betsy here, planning instead to stop at Lake Louise… Continue reading

Planes, Trains and Automobiles – Vancouver to Banff, Canada

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As you may have noticed I’ve been absent from the blogosphere recently.  Once again, blogging and reading friend’s blogs must take a back seat.  Our days here in Alberta, Canada have been a… Continue reading

A hidden crown jewel – Waterton Lakes National Park, Canada

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It’s always music to our ears when “Randy” (our Rand McNally GPS) announces we’re crossing a state border, but it’s even more exciting when we cross an international border. So it was as we entered… Continue reading