I’m used to viewing the Rockies from the B.C. side or from the air, so heading west from Calgary, I couldn’t help be inspired by the giant slaps of rock. Continue reading Road trip to the Rockies
There were other places further north I could have ventured, but without realising it until I reached the Rockies, I was suffering from flat-phobia. Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park, shared by Saskatchewan and Alberta, didn’t cure it. While the forests, the hikes and the lookout were scenic, I hungered for higher mountains and taller trees. Continue reading Cypress Hills couldn’t cure my phobia
I compare Lake Louise to two locations in British Columbia, Stanley Park and Whistler. Continue reading Alberta’s Lake Louise
My daughter attended a wedding in Edmonton so I volunteered to drive her. I know, it was over a thousand kilometres one way, but it wasn’t long after I arrived in Canada, and I was keen to see some of the country.
On the way, we stopped in Jasper National Park Continue reading Alberta’s capital and beyond
The Bow and Elbow Rivers gurgle through neighbourhoods like old friends. Only when the snow melts from the Rockies, does the water level rise and every decade or so, dramatically. Continue reading Calgary’s floods