Driving the Icefields Parkway

From Lake Louise up to Jasper we followed the Icefields Parkway. A road which had been described to us as one of the most ‘awe inspiring roads ever’. A windy road up through the Canadian Rocky Mountains. It sure was spectacular but also unfortunately created the photographing dilemma of when to stop and take pictures much of the route. We did our best but many a great view was missed either by believing a better place to stop was approaching or there simply not being a safe place to pull over.

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On the way back from Jasper we made our first sighting of two Moose before they quickly disappeared off into the brush. We briefly spotted one of them again a little further along the road but just as soon as we saw it it was gone again.

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  1. Absolutely amazing scenery! A must do if you are visiting western canada.