Monthly Archives: September 2014

Cold Days in Jasper

Jasper, Alberta The weather has continued to be unseasonably cold here in the Canadian Rockies.  One morning we awoke to a temperature of 24 degrees!  That’s a little too cold to do much hiking so we took a few scenic … Continue reading

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Its Beginning to Look a Lot Like . . . – Are You Serious?

Jasper, Alberta Yesterday we drove about 220 miles from Edmonton to Jasper National Park.  The road is mainly flat with the mountains slowly growing in front of you as you head west. The weather report called for cold weather and … Continue reading

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Life in the Big (Canadian) City – Calgary and Edmonton

Edmonton, Alberta Our main reason for traveling to Alberta is to visit Jasper and Banff, two of Canada’s most beautiful and popular national parks.  On the cruise we took last December, we were introduced to a wonderful Canadian couple, Steve and … Continue reading

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International Peace Park Hike – Waterton, Alberta

Waterton Park, Alberta The first thing we did upon arriving in Waterton Park was to visit the park’s information center for hiking maps.  The volunteer there told us about a ranger led hike the next day beginning at 10:00 AM. … Continue reading

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