Banff – Jasper: Up the Icefields Parkway

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It’s referred to as “one of the most beautiful highways in the world” and it’s not hard to see why.

The journey along the Icefields Parkway from Banff to Jasper really brings a whole new meaning to the term “scenic route”.

Mum and I travelled up this beautiful stretch of road on a bus tour with SunDog Tours, booked through Viator – a brilliant decision.

Not only did we get from one destination to the other, but we got to stop off at so many magical sights on the way.

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Getting Sciencey + Biggest Mall in North America – Edmonton, Alberta

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Cloudy skies, rainy days, bright green trees, and “thank yous” and “eh’s” left, right and centre – we were definitely in Canada.
It was in Edmonton, our first destination, when I realised the “Canadians are so polite” belief is not a myth – seriously, this nation of people were so lovely.
Everyone would smile at you, say “hello there” when walking down the street, and help you out if you needed it – without even asking.

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