A walk ‘ON’ Lake Louise March 27th 2021 Originally settled in 1884 as a Canadian Pacific Railway construction camp, it was known as Holt City and later Laggan until renamed in 1914 for the lake, which had been “discovered” in 1882 by guide Tom Wilson, who named it Emerald Lake. It was later renamed to honour Princess Louise, daughter of Queen Victoria and wife of the marquess of Lorne (governor-general of Canada, 1878–83).
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North America » Canada » Alberta » Banff A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867 while retaining ties to the British crown. Economically and technologically the nation has developed in parallel with the US, its neighbor to the sou... ... read more