Dawn in Banff

Standing on the Bow Valley Terrace of Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel in the spring of 2014, watching the eastern flank of Cascade Mountain glow as dawn approaches …. having watched many sunrises in many places, this was and still is one of the most special moments from my Rocky Mountain journey … breathing the frozen … More Dawn in Banff

Lake Louise – Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada

Lake Louise, named Lake of the Little Fishes by the Stoney Natoka First Nations people, is a glacial lake within Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada, located 5 km west of the Hamlet of Lake Louise and the Trans-Canada Highway. Lake Louise is named after the Princess Louise Caroline Alberta (1848–1939), the fourth daughter of … More Lake Louise – Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada

Between Seasons

This week's WordPress Photo Challenge is Between …. I've returned this week from 3 weeks in the Canadian Rocky Mountains and the Alaskan Inside Passage. There is a saying in the northern latitudes – that there are only 3 seasons … Winter, Still Winter and Construction. Having seen the Rockies at least in the depth … More Between Seasons