When you Google search for pictures of the Canadian Rockies, one of the first sights that will come up is Lake Louise. The famous turquoise blue lake is thé postcard image of this area and hence attracts a lot of tourists each year. Close to Lake Louise, there is another sort-like highlight where tourists flock… Continue reading Pushing through the crowds at Lake Louise and Moraine Lake
After a relaxing afternoon the day before, we were more than ready to be a bit more active and finally submerge ourselves in the beauty of the Canadian Rockies. We had two days to discover Jasper National Park and there was plenty to see in that little time. Sadly the weather forecast for the days… Continue reading Getting the maximum out of Jasper National Park in two days
And we’re already on the tenth day of our trip through the west of Canada. On that day we would fi-na-lly make it to the Rocky Mountains. But before that, we had another drive of about three and a half hours ahead of us. Fortunately along the way we passed the Mount Robson Provincial Park, so… Continue reading Along Mount Robson to Jasper National Park
After a long and tiring drive from the Joffre Lakes Provincial Park, we finally made it to Clearwater; the gateway to the Wells Gray Provincial Park. The evening of our arrival we just went to have some dinner and relaxed a bit in our motel room. We'd leave the exploration of the park for the next day.… Continue reading Hiking and salmon spotting at Wells Gray Provincial Park
When I think of Canada the image of gorgeous, turquoise blue lakes surrounded by lush forests and glacier topped mountains immediately comes to mind. So of course that was what we were hoping to see a lot on our roadtrip through West Canada. We had expected those views to cross our path once we entered… Continue reading Blue, bluer, bluest at Joffre Lakes Provincial Park
The three of us arrived on the island of Santorini early on Thursday morning September 7th. Our flight from Athens was right on time so we promptly got ourselves a cab to the capital Fira. There are also buses to take you to the center, but those are not frequent at all. The first bus would… Continue reading Forget the bus from Fira to Oia; hike the distance!
The hike to the tri-point was an amazing way to discover the area and warm up the muscles, but if you only have time for one day hike in Nauders, the Goldseen is definitely more worth your time. Here you hike through the meadows to the beautiful view over two lakes. You can even go… Continue reading The must-do hike in Nauders; Goldseen