September 29, 2020. Golden Morning © Cloudy skies in shades of grey, create a look quite gloomy. As the birds begin their day, a golden warmth spreads through me. Red, lime green and bright yellow, all aspen trees adorning. Looking at hillsides aglow on golden autumn morning.
September 28, 2020. After our hike, we returned to our Home Away from Home, Patricia Lake Resort. Honestly, we have stayed here so often, it does not take long for it to feel like home. Home is Where the Heart is! © We get the meaning of Home is where the Heart is. Feeling rightContinue reading “Autumn 2020 – Part 8 – Home is Where the Heart is! – Jasper National Park”
September 28, 2020. On our way back to our cabin, we paused to admire the beautiful fall colours of the aspens, poplars and birch trees that abound in Jasper National Park. Even under a cloudy sky, they still shone like bright beacons. The title comes from T from Ireland, when she saw the sweeping forestContinue reading “Autumn 2020 – Part 7 – Did you ever see so many trees in all your life? – Jasper National Park”
September 28, 2020 Our go to hike on the first day in Jasper is usually the Pyramid Bench hike, Trail #2 with many offshoots that allow you to change the distance and terrain you are hiking. We started off with the best intentions of doing the full 2b/2h hike which would have swung us aroundContinue reading “Autumn 2020 – Part 6 – Pyramid Bench Hike – Jasper National Park”
September 28, 2020 We drove about 4 km to the trailhead for our Pyramid Bench hike. While gathering our equipment together, I popped down to the lake shore to capture these photos of Pyramid Mountain, Lake and Island. The views were sublime.
September 28, 2020 Ever the early riser, I am always itching to pop down to the lake to see what is happening. Given that sunrise is around 7:45 AM at this time of year, I really did not need to rush. Patrician Morning © Soft breeze fanning azure surface of this lake of sublime purpose.Continue reading “Autumn 2020 – Part 4 – Patrician Morning – Jasper National Park”
September 27, 2020 We first stayed here in 2001 and at that time, we wondered why we had never been here before. Since then, we have stayed here at least 7 more time. We would not think of spending our Jasper stay anywhere else. Situated down a long drive and nestled on the shore ofContinue reading “Autumn 2020 – Part 3 – Patricia Lake Resort – Jasper National Park”
September 27, 2020 Arriving in Jasper prior to our 4:00 PM check in time, we headed to Jasper Pizza Place for a take out pizza. We would eat an early supper and then get our new accommodations ready for a week’s stay. We drove out of town, up the Pyramid Lake Road and parked besideContinue reading “Autumn 2020 – Part 2 – Patricia Lake – Jasper National Park”
September 27, 2020 No big vacations, this year. Oh sure, we had been to Vancouver just before the pandemic hit and managed 4 nights in Jasper in June, just after the National Parks opened up again, but no big far-away destinations. Like everyone else being held in place by the pandemic, we were looking forContinue reading “Autumn 2020 – Part 1 – Travel to Jasper National Park”