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Banff, Canada:  The Hoodoos Trail

Though skiing has been the main focus of my visits to the Canadian Rockies since I first came for Christmas 2010 they have always been about more than that.  Especially so since I invested in a pair of ice cleats … Continue reading

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Canadian Rockies: walking slightly nervously on the wild side.

Almost at the end of my stay in Canada, on the last of my days off from skiing, I set out to trek along the Bow River to the Hoodoos, thin pinnacles eroded in soft sedimentary rock. It was 4 … Continue reading

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Canadian Rockies: where wildlife is red in tooth and beak ….. but it’s all a matter of perspective

Enlarge the images by left-clicking on them Thursday was a day-off from skiing.  But not a day for sitting on my backside or mooching aimlessly around the shops as some seem to do (generally spouses here with significant others who … Continue reading

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