Hike in Kananaskis

The foothills of the Canadian Rockies are similar to the foothills of the Colorado Rockies:  mountains in the distance, blue skies, cold wind, water flowing in streams and rivers, and flat plains in the distance.              After leaving Canmore and heading for Calgary, we headed south to the Kananaskis Valley and ski area.  Once again we warned not Continue reading Hike in Kananaskis

Canada, Hey??!! Part Two

Bunnies:  There are bunnies everywhere, especially black ones.  They have no fear of people and can be seen downtown, on side streets and grassy fields.  There was a local movement to kill the overpopulating bunnies because they have no natural predators.  The people of Canmore took the bunnies into their homes until the purge stopped and then let them Continue reading Canada, Hey??!! Part Two

Turquoise Water

            There are magical places where natural beauty is unlike anywhere else you have seen.  Lake Louise in Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada is one of those places.  Visiting in mid-October gave us a chance to hike the lakeshore with only 100 hundred people instead of the thousands who visit in here in the summer.              The snow Continue reading Turquoise Water