Tag Archives: Lake Louise

National Park Trip Journals – Banff (Alberta)

I’ve decided to begin this national parks series with the first NP I visited as a child: Banff National Park in Alberta (view park map).  I have great memories of our rented RV: a park bear enjoying the smell of our xbreakfast bacon just  too much for comfort; my mom running the RV’s cab into

Canada's Lake Louise – An Elaborate Hoax?

A few years ago, a couple of employees at Yellowstone National Park played a classic joke on the tourists. They placed a large hand crank apparatus on top of a wooden box. Next they set the whole contraption in the vicinity of the world famous Old Faithful geyser, which always naturally erupts once per hour.