Monthly Archives: July 2006

World Trip 2006: Day 125 – Banff, Canada

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 view was spectacular of the area and the weather cold at the top. … Continue reading

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

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 at the North Pole. The glacier as you can imagine … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 123 – Jasper, Canada

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 to explain just have stunning Maligne Lake actually is, because it is so remote … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 122 – Jasper, Canada

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 at over 12,000 FT.   It is … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 121 – Vancouver, Canada

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 a bus tour around Vancouver I had … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 120 – Vancouver, Canada

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 for the delay (about $60 CAD). Walking down to … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 119 – Vancouver, Canada

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 jetlag I visited the Chinese area of the city.   … Continue reading

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