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No big adventures today - just a very scenic drive back from Jasper to Banff for the opening engagements of the reunion (dinner with our branch of the family tree before the main event in Calgary tomorrow).

We never saw any wildlife outside of the town limits, which kind of suprised us as the Icefields Parkway (Hwy 93) is supposed to be one of the best game viewing drives in the region. Oh well.

Some of the highlights:

As I mentioned the only game we saw was 3 muley does inside the town of Banff. And I mean RIGHT inside the town. Imagine looking out your bedrooom window ans seeing this:

Tomorrow morning we're heading out looking for a decent muley (they fascinate me, next to elk I think they're my favourite big game animal), and then it's off to Calgary to wade in the gene pool again.

I have to say I definitely prefer Jasper to Banff - it's much more laid back and less prententious than this tourist trap of a town.

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Have always wanted to see that part of your country. One of these days I'll make it back up there. Thanks for sharing your photos! I've enjoyed them. Big smile

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cowgal wrote:
Have always wanted to see that part of your country. One of these days I'll make it back up there. Thanks for sharing your photos! I've enjoyed them. Big smile

HEY!!! I thought Florida was your place to visit!! cool

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Great pictures saskie! I've made about five trips to Alaska and the contry up there has to be seen to appreciated. You have one in here of a lake and mountains thats an awful lot like one I took over on the Cassier Hwy. Great stuff!

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Beautiful photos Saskie Thumbs up

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JTapia wrote:
HEY!!! I thought Florida was your place to visit!! cool

Florida is my place to go when its COLD and NASTY here! Big smile
But when its too hot & muggy down your way, I head up north! neener!

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