Introducing Banff & Jasper National Parks
If you were to sit down and try to design an area of the world that would be the most spectacular, the most awe inspiring and the most scenically overwhelming, odds are it might look a lot like Banff and Jasper National Parks. It’s almost as if the postcard was dreamed up after seeing this place; everywhere you look there is something else that will take your breath away.
Mountains, big mountains, are all over the place – standing tall, rising above the tree line, summer grey and winter white monoliths of stone. The wild pines curve up their flanks like a cloak of green. Fast-flowing rivers chart their own course through the hills, curving in among the peaks. Enormous glaciers flow down the peaks and nearly touch the road. Lakes are the color of turquoise, so blue that you have to wonder if there is something unnatural behind their hue.
Last updated: Sep 23, 2008
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