Wintery greetings from in between the holidays! I just had to post this even though it has nothing to do (directly) with photography or adventures.Continue Reading
Arrived in Banff to spend one night so I could meet the bus that takes the group to the helipad at 7:00 am. I decided to splurge- so I spent the night at the storied Banff Springs Hotel.
This is a serious hotel! If you saw The Shining (by Steven King) you’ve seen the Banff Springs Hotel! Well not exactly, but it’s of the same ilk as the wicked Overlook Hotel in the movie (and book.) Ultra service – cool architecture, and perhaps even a ghost or two. Unfortunately I won’t be staying long enough to fully explore it but I may be back!Continue Reading
Maybe it’s global warming (!), or just that it’s mid September after a HOT summer, and I’ve never been in the mountains so late in the year, but the majestic peaks of the Canadian Rockies are strangely devoid of their classic snow caps. They are naked!Continue Reading
You have to look beyond the kitsch to see the real beauty. Either that or take it all in as ironic Continue Reading