So.....after a tearful farewell to Helena Lake we were on to our next adventure... Banff.
What a beautifully stunning view from downtown Banff.
View from top of Sulphur Mountain. I am absolutely petrified of heights and to do the Banff Gondola solo was a huge accomplishment, very proud of myself. Here are some pics from the way up the gondola and some from atop the mountain. Pretty amazing views. Photos don't do this place justice.... Stunning!
Unfortunately, I injured myself and was unable to do what everyone travels to Banff for, the slopes. Wade managed to get two days in at Lake Louise and Sunshine, which he utterly enjoyed. The slopes weren't the best due to a poor season on the west coast, however for a begginer it didn't matter.
More in Banff...
The beard was getting a little out of control....
I never got bored of this view...always looked beautiful.
After a week of hanging out in Banff, enjoying happy hour far too much at our resort, we headed south back into British Columbia to stay with some family friends in Fairmont Hot Springs.
We stayed with John and Jacqui, two of the most generous and kindest people you could ever meet. They both had a wicked sense of humour and made us laugh everyday. John's stories were so entertaining and often had us in stitches. Oh and he could make a mean coffee and kaluha. Oh and how could we forget their adorable little dog, Razzi, such a character.
Wade just had to try out the natural hot springs, which were about 104 F.