Banff and Jasper - National Parks of Canada August 11th 2011 As I sat on my shuttle bus, homeward bound after ten days of hiking and solitude, I glanced at the towering peaks around me: This is what true nobility looks like.
Nobility, not to be confused with what man often associates with itself, was all around me. Soaring cliffs capped with overflowing glaciers, rushing rivers cascading through the landscape, and sparkling lakes of turq ... read more
North America » Canada » Alberta » Banff National Park 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