Revelstoke : 3 Valley Gap Ghost Town

The last attraction for the trip – Revelstoke’s 3 Valley Gap Ghost Town.  It is a 15 minutes drive from Revelstoke and located right next to the Trans Canada Highway and the 3 Valley Lake. Actually, it was also right next to our hotel – the 3 Valley Lake Chateau.  My mom has stayed here before and… Continue reading Revelstoke : 3 Valley Gap Ghost Town

Canadian Rockies : Yoho! Emerald Lake, Natural Bridge, & Revelstoke

After the Lake Louise Gondola, we pretty much finished our Rockies tour.  We just had a couple more natural attractions (before out tour guide decided he will become the main attraction, with his ‘jokes’). The view from the bus: We had already left Banff and heading into Yoho National Park, the smallest of the four national… Continue reading Canadian Rockies : Yoho! Emerald Lake, Natural Bridge, & Revelstoke

Canadian Rockies : Lake Louise Gondola

Although we only entered the Rockies yesterday, it was time to leave already!  Having visited Canmore and Banff in the morning, we head towards Lake Louise sightseeing Gondola for lunch.  We would also stop by 2 other natural attractions before dinner at Revelstoke and a visit to a ghost town! An on the road photo: The Lake… Continue reading Canadian Rockies : Lake Louise Gondola

Canadian Rockies : Peyto Lake and Lake Louise

After the Columbia Icefields, we have arrived at one of my favorite spot – Peyto Lake. It wasn’t a major attraction of the trip but it was certainly a surprise.  The lake is dark blue but during the summer, the glaciers begin to melt, taking the rock debris known as rock flour with it. With… Continue reading Canadian Rockies : Peyto Lake and Lake Louise

Canadian Rockies : Back in time to the Ice Ages – Columbia Icefield

After the short visit to the Athabasca Waterfall, we were on our way to the main attraction – the Columbia Ice-fields! We were also on a highway 93 or Icefields Parkway, which some says is one of the most beautiful road in the world … Despite being August, there were still glaciers on these mountains… Continue reading Canadian Rockies : Back in time to the Ice Ages – Columbia Icefield

Canadian Rockies: Jasper National Par k – Mountains & the Athabasca Falls

Day 2 was definitely a little better than the first day.  We finally arrived at Jasper National Park, to visit the fringe of Mount Robson National Park, the Athabasca Falls, Columbia Icefield, Peyto Lake, and Lake Louise – all this in 8 hours! We started off early with a 5 AM wake up call but the sky was… Continue reading Canadian Rockies: Jasper National Par k – Mountains & the Athabasca Falls