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Chasing the sunshine at Sunshine Meadows in Banff

After four cloudy, rainy days, we had just about had it with this mediocre weather. Sadly we couldn't control the atmospheric conditions and to our disappointment another day of clouds was forecast. However we did control our destination! So if the sun wasn't in the sky, we made sure to get some sun at least… Continue reading Chasing the sunshine at Sunshine Meadows in Banff

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Pushing through the crowds at Lake Louise and Moraine Lake

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 thรฉ 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

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Through the Rocky Mountains by the Icefields Parkway

In all stories from other travelers who'd been to West-Canada, they were gushing about the immense beauty of the scenery along the Icefields Parkway. Along this 232 km road that goes from Jasper to Lake Louise you are almost constantly surrounded by snow-topped mountains and beautiful panoramic views. So no doubt in our minds that… Continue reading Through the Rocky Mountains by the Icefields Parkway

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Getting the maximum out of Jasper National Park in two days

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

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Along Mount Robson to Jasper National Park

And weโ€™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 theย Mount Robson Provincial Park, so… Continue reading Along Mount Robson to Jasper National Park