If you are looking to enjoy breathtaking views under the influence of adrenaline, a whitewater rafting adventure might be your thing. In case you are not sure, feel free to try an exercise: close your eyes and imagine yourself rushing down a tumultuous river while...
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Some say that you learn something new every day. Today you can learn about the North American caribou, the larger and undomesticated version of the reindeer. Let’s find out the southernmost places in North America where you can spot caribou, why Rudolph may be a female, and how you can help North American reindeer to cope with environmental changes.
Lake Louis is one of the most popular attractions in Banff National Park (Alberta, Canada). Located at only 3.1 miles (5 km) from the Trans-Canada Highway and about 124 miles (200 km) from Calgary International Airport, this glacial lake is opened and accessible for visitors in all seasons. While the area is particularly popular in the winter for its ski resorts (Sunshine Village, Lake Louis Ski Resort, and Norquai), non-skiers are typically not bored at all when visiting Lake Louis during the snow season.
As you probably know, the Rockies are to be found both in the United States and Canada. Some of you might not know that Glacier National Park is located both in the U.S. (Montana) and Canada (Alberta and British Columbia). In an improved world, you might be able to see the entire park without concerning yourself about passports or other related documents. However, before the context will allow you to become a trekker without borders, it is recommended to cross the border as someone who is legally-prepared.
The sound of rivers cannot only be highly relaxing but also make you thirsty. This is especially true when it comes to rivers located outside human settlements and that look particularly clean. When you find yourself near a spectacular river surrounded by green trees and you get thirsty, is hard not to consider drinking from the river. The problem is, rivers are full of bacteria and parasites, making this option look less delicious the more you think about it. However, thanks to science and technological developments, you can now drink water from the river with the help of a water filter.