Friday, September 11, 2015

Friday 11th September 2015…Day 18!!!!!

As we all know today is remembered by millions for the suffering and loss and in 2011 when I did my cross country journey I was honored to be able to visit Ground Zero!!!!!

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It  was just a beautiful sunny and warm morning and I said goodbye to my hostess Sarah and was on the road by 8.15 am today was going to be a waterfall day…..the mountains this morning

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So I left Banff NP passed briefly through Jasper NP and then into Yoho NP where I stopped for my big hike…this was going to be around 19 km and could not have asked for a better day!!!

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Twin falls was to be my destination and for a while the trail was like this by the side of the river

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The first falls that came into view was called Laughing Falls and as I got closer the noise was quite astounding!!!

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Taking this I could feel the spray!!!

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I like the next two shots…

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from here the trail was rugged and uphill….I saw these mushrooms

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and I picked a couple and ate them and about 5 minutes later everything was groovy and far out man!!!!!!!(Linda I am joshing!!!!)

After a steep climb I came to the tea house

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The man in the white shirt was the only person I saw on the hike….

I could hear the falls and after a short walk came upon the mighty twin Falls!!!

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I did have a lunch companion

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I went a different route back

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and it was  hard walking on these glacier rocks but shortly the view was so rewarding!!!

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what I meant to say was it is a shot of the reflection in the lake and I turned it upside down….I think it is cool!!!!

It was a 5 hour hike but was wonderful..back at the parking lot there was another easy trail to this fall…

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Back on the road for the next stop

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This is the town where I am staying tonight in an airbnb accommodation with a twist it comes with a full breakfast!!!!

A beautiful home

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I got settled in and then spent a delightful 30 minutes in here…

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Another great day!!!!!!!

Yashi kochi!!!!

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