This is primarily a travel blog in which I write about traveling in our motorhome. Our travels have

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I began this blog as a vehicle for reporting on a 47-day trip made by my wife and me in our motorhome down to the Yucatan Peninsula and back. I continued writing about our post-Yucatan travels and gradually began including non-travel related topics. I often rant about things that piss me off, such as gun violence, fracking, healthcare, education, and anything else that pushes my button. I have a photography gallery on my Smugmug site (http://rbmartiniv.smugmug.com).

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

The Canadian Rockies

The following photographs were taken in the Banff/Jasper area on our recent trip to the Canadian Rockies. The weather varied from snowy to bright sunshine. It was snowing at Lake Louise, effectively blotting out the far side of the lake, which kept me from getting any good shots of the lake.

Unnamed lake.

Unnamed lake.

Lake Minnewanka.

Lake Minnewanka.

Lake Minnewanka.

Banff as viewed from the summit of Sulfur Mountain.

The Banff Springs Hotel seen from Sulfur Mountain.

Banff Springs Hotel from across the river.

Morraine Lake.

Canoes on Lake Louise.

Lake Louise Chateau.

Snow-covered flowers at Lake Louise.

Snow-covered flowers at Lake Louise.

Unnamed waterfall.

Sunset in Jasper.

Maligne Lake.

Maligne Lake.

Maligne Lake.

Tour boats on Maligne Lake.

Maligne Lake from Spirit Island.

The Columbia Icefields.

Walking on the icefields.

Transportation on the icefields.

Transportation on the icefields.

Along the highway from Jasper to Banff.

Along the highway from Jasper to Banff.

Along the highway from Jasper to Banff.

Along the highway from Jasper to Banff.

Pitoe Lake between Jasper and Banff.

Along the highway from Jasper to Banff.

Along the highway from Jasper to Banff.

Along the highway from Jasper to Banff.

Along the highway from Jasper to Banff.

Along the highway from Jasper to Banff.

Bull elk on shore of the Athabasca River.

Rafting on the Athabasca River.

Rafting on the Athabasca River.