The Famous Five's Alaskan Adventure - Episode Two - 'It's a Stampede to see Cousin Laura in Calgary!'


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June 22nd 2019
Published: June 23rd 2019
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Up bright and early this morning (19th June) for our onward journey to Calgary. Our flight was at noon from Toronto and whilst the drive should take under 90 minutes, we weren't sure how the traffic would be, so we were aiming to be on the road by 7 am and surprise surprise, we were (!)...........bill paid, checked out and car collected! We did have one last look at the Falls beforehand and it alw... Read Full Entry



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Banff 8

Looking across from near the Rim Rock hotel.
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Banff 9

And another one from near the Rim Rock.
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Driving back from Banff

The views that keep in giving!
Flooding, flooding, everywhere!Flooding, flooding, everywhere!
Flooding, flooding, everywhere!

The new ponds in the neighbouring gardens!
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Cochrane 1

The front of Guy's Bakery & Cafe, with the Hyundai parked right out front!
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Cochrane 2

The inside of the cafe, with Laura and Mandy doing the 'coffee and bun' run.
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Cochrane 3

The welcome sign, with the town's logo.
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Cochrane 4

More Cochrane signage.
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Cochrane 5

And, we weren't tempted by the ice cream shop behind!
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Crowfoot Station 1

The start of our train journey.
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Crowfoot Station 2

A selfie at the station.
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Calgary Tower 1

The Tower against a BLUE sky.
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Calgary Tower 2

A view to the Bow River...
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Calgary Tower 3

My feet suspended in mid air!
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Calgary Tower 4

The girls, happy on the glass floor!
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Calgary Tower 5

Laura and I looking a bit more relaxed.
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Calgary 1

A park dedicated to the Winter Olympics....
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Calgary 2

.....and again.
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Calgary 3

An interesting wall!
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Calgary 4

Stephen Avenue Walk....
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Calgary 5

.....and again.



23rd June 2019

Mountains
I know the answer, it's Mount Elbert - clever me!!!!!!!! (By the way, they are threatening us with 32 degrees by the end of the week (bloody nightmare!!!!!!)
23rd June 2019

Ooops
So, so close Gilly, but I think that hot weather has gone to your head! Mount Elbert is indeed the highest point in the Rockies, but the US Rockies not the Canadian, where Mount Robson reigns supreme. Thanks for taking the time to plough through each Episode Gill, I really appreciate it. Lots of love from us two. xx

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