Monday, September 1, 2008

More Photos (II) of Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada (August 8-10, 2008)

The milky emerald waters of Lake Louise; the color of the water comes from rock flour deposited in the lake by the melting glaciers above
Looking down on Lake Louise from the Plain of Six Glaciers
Canadian-style cairns, or inukshuks, on the trail
Hiking out to Victoria Glacier
Another view of Lake Louise, surrounded by mountains on all sides
The historic Plain of Six Glaciers Tea House, built in 1924, serves homemade treats baked on a wood stove – and of course, tea – to hungry hikers

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