Monthly Archives: July 2006

World Trip 2006: Day 125 – Banff, Canada

Monday 31 July 2006 Highlights: Gondola Mountain Ride, magnificent Chateau Banff, Dinner show A fantastic day of exploring and laughing.   I started the day with a gondola (aka cable car) ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain.   The … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 124 – Jasper and Columbia Icefields, Canada

Sunday 30 July 2006 Highlights: Walking on the Athabasca Glacier Today I got to walk on a 10,000 year old glacier, the Athabasca Glacier.   Just getting to the glacier was an interesting experience riding a ‘bus’ that the use … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 123 – Jasper, Canada

Saturday 29 July 2006 Highlights: Hiking around Edith Clavell Mountain, visiting Jasper National Park A huge day saw a visit to Maligne Lake deep in the Jasper National Park and then a visit to Edith Clavell Mountain. It’s very hard … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 122 – Jasper, Canada

Friday 28 July 2006 Highlights: Canadian Rockies After saying good morning to the local squirrels we headed off for Jasper National Park and into the Canadian Rockies.   The most impressive place we visited today was Mount Robson which stands … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 121 – Vancouver, Canada

Thursday 27 July 2006 Highlights: Stanley Park The tour really began today.   The group includes 35 people (10 more will join later) with a lot of USA citizens included which is a new experience for me. We started with … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 120 – Vancouver, Canada

Wednesday 26 July 2006 Highlights: Backpack finally showing up! Getting up at 7 am I found my backpack had been delivered at around 4 am that morning, which made me very happy.   British Airways gave me 30 pounds compensation … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 119 – Vancouver, Canada

Tuesday 25 July 2006 Highlights: Missing bag, Visiting China Town With only the spare clothes in my day pack and a promise by British Airways my bag will be shuttled to me today I set out to explore Vancouver. Fighting … Continue reading

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