Canada

Mountain Lake
Canada, North America, Places

Opabin Plateau Circuit

Opabin Plateau Circuit ist a beautiful trail within Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada. Starting next to Lake O’Hara it provides at its top outstanding views of Lake O’Hara and Mary Lake. Even if the trail itself is not very demanding one should bear in mind that the trail is […]

Sulphur Mountain
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Vermilion Lakes

Vermilion Lakes are three Lakes right next to Banff, Alberta, Canada. With Mount Rundle and Sulphur Mountain in the background the scenery at the lakes is superb. The level ways around Vermilion Lakes are popular for hiking, running and cycling.

Emerald Lake
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Emerald Lake

Lake O’Hara is not the only stunning lake in Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada. Emerald Lake is also fabulous and on top of that easy accessible. Therefore it is a popular tourist destination. Last but not least it is the largest of Yoho’s lakes.

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Lake O’Hara

Lake O’Hara is situated in Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada. To get there it is either necessary to book a bus ticket long in advance or hike there 11 kilometres on a everything but scenic service road. However, it is absolutely worth it and due to the limited seats on […]

Harbour
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Vancouver Lookout

Situated on the top of Harbour Centre, Vancouver Lookout offers a spectacular 360° view of Vancouver. In 40 seconds glass elevators whisk one 168,60 metres skyward to the observation deck. Vancouver Lookout was opened 1977 by American astronaut Neil Armstrong.

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Spray Lakes

Spray Lakes in Alberta, Canada, are a string of lakes formed along Spray River. Since the river was dammed Spray Lakes became Spray Lakes Reservoir. The area is easy accessible by car and therefore popular for a camping trip or just a picnic.

Skyline of Vancouver
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The Seawall

Originally the Seawall was constructed to prevent the erosion of the foreshore around Stanley Park. Today it is also one of the most used pathways in Vancouver. A favourite place of tourists as well as locals. 9 kilometres long, it is used for strolling, walking, running, inline skating and bicycling.

Bow Summit Lookout
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Peyto Lake

Ebenezer William “Bill” Peyto. Mountaineer, park warden and pioneer in the Banff area. One can easy guess the reason for talking about this man in context of Peyto Lake, it is named after him. The unreal colour of the lake is caused by glacial rock flour, generated through glacial erosion. […]

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Mount Lorette Ponds

Their names sound far more challenging than they actually are. The only mountainous thing is Mount Lorette in the background of the Mount Lorette Ponds. Therefore the ponds a perfect for a short stroll or having a picnic.