Hiking Banff National Park – Bow Falls to Hoodoos Trail

Our Family Day long weekend included an inside/outside day in Banff: a morning looking at photographs while wandering the galleries at Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies followed by an afternoon making photographs while exploring a new-to-us trail just outside of the Banff townsite. We accessed the easy Bow Falls to Hoodoos trail from Surprise Corner, a tiny parking…

Canmore

Winter Photo Walk: Canmore

Thanks to parent/teacher interviews on Thursday and Friday, we got away for a 3-day weekend in Canmore, perfectly timed to enjoy fresh snow – and plenty of it! We got right to it, spending the first hour of our visit shoveling more than 30 cm (12 inches) of snow off our back deck. We were…

Mount-Rundle

2015 Spring Break in Canmore

As winter slowly transitioned to spring, we enjoyed two relaxing weeks in Canmore: daily walks, lots of photography and plenty of time for cooking and reading meant we came back to Calgary well-rested and ready for the push to the end of the school year. In addition to a short hike in Banff and our…

Mount-Rundle

Photo Blogging Challenge – Winter (February 2015)

Two years into this monthly photo blogging challenge and we still haven’t covered all of the seasons – even after everyone shares their winter photographs! I expect that “spring” will eventually come up as a theme (but probably not in 2015). Old Man Winter’s preoccupation with eastern North America left the Calgary area enjoying mild…