Tag Archives: National Parks

Yoho National Park

I entered through Rogers Pass with a view of snow-capped mountains to the west and a glacier to the east. After Golden I reached Yoho National Park. Yoho’s a Cree word meaning awe or wonder, and that was exactly how I felt amidst the natural beauty. Continue reading Yoho National Park

Glacier National Park

East from Revelstoke was Glacier National Park. Tall hemlock and cedars lined the path of Hemlock Grove Boardwalk, a setting made perfect because no one else was there on that early morning. Entering a different part of the park, I walked over the Llicillewaet River hoping for a glimpse of the glacier of the same name. Continue reading Glacier National Park

A thousand year old tree

I arrived amidst lush forest in the Cuc Phuong National Park to the thousand year old tree along the six kilometre trail. Unfortunately, it appeared the tree had seen better days. Only a few leaves clung to the very top. Continue reading A thousand year old tree

Gros Morne National Park

Back on the main highway from Fleur de Lys, I was on my way to Gros Morne where I spent the next couple of days.

When I arrived at the tablelands the following morning, a tour group idled ahead and I caught up to listen as the guide pointed out strange rocks and vegetation that grew in the desolate location. Continue reading Gros Morne National Park