Banff, Lake Louise, AB (#Canada150 Pt. 5)

I’d like to start out by saying, my thoughts are with all those who have been affected by the wildfires in British Columbia, which have now also caused closures in Alberta, including part of Banff.

I was lucky to visit Banff again this year before the closures. (Visit my posts from 2015: Banff, Lake Louise)Β It is always welcoming, beautiful and relaxing. For tourism, itΒ is ideal. The village is like a painting and the shopping is AMAZING.

Lake Louise, located within the national park is also unreal – busier than ever for Canada’s 150. If I had more time, I would have rented a kayak — the water was filled with lovers of the season.

I hope to go again soon, and travel the sunshine coast — looking for these views again.

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16 Comments

  1. Banff would be an incredible place to visit, Emily, I’m sure. I’ve been saddened by the wildfires in BC and do hope they stop spreading. What a catastrophe!

  2. Our thoughts are also with those affected by the wild fires. Glad you were able to capture these images to remember its beauty.

  3. What a beautiful place, its terrible the destruction the wildfires are causing. My thoughts are also with all those affected by the wildfires. You don’t realize how wonderful something is until its gone.

  4. Gorgeous shots, especially of that beautiful woman.

    We have found out how wonderful people are after escaping from the fires. We are treated like royalty. We are lucky ones with family giving us a place to stay. I volunteered at a shelter and saw how some people are surviving sleeping on cots in a gymnasium.

    1. I am glad you’re finding kinds out there, Michael. I have been following the news and it looks like people are still displaced. I hope you’re still hanging in there and you get to go home soon.

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