I thought some of you might be interested in my general impression of the Canadian Rocky Mountain parks (primarily Banff, Jasper, and Yoho), which can be summarized thus:
It’s one stinking beautiful lake after another.
Seriously, I have never seen so many gorgeous lakes – and I’m from Minnesota, the Land of 10,000 Lakes! Every day seemed to bring another beautiful lake (or two or three), to the point where it got to be a bit of a joke: “Look, dear, it’s another stinkin’ beautiful lake.”
Until I get the full posts up, here’s a sampler (in alphabetical order) to whet your appetite:
Better still, these lakes are almost all right off the road (although they only allow buses on the road to Lake O’Hara), making them accessible to almost everyone. Just imagine what’s out there for folks willing to hike for a few hours!
All Canadian Rockies posts