In Banff National Park the Lake Agnes Tea House was built by the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1901 and today is a popular 7 km (4.5 miles) return or 3.5 km hike from Lake Louise.
Of all the non-traditional job descriptions I can think of, Chris Hinsperger’s stands out. Here’s a guy who works in a cave, by a waterfall, in the middle of the Ottawa Valley. He’s been doing it since he was a kid working a summer job for the last guy who worked in the same caves. In 1955[Read More…]
Topped by a towering totem pole and a traditional bighouse, Vancouver’s Skwachàys Lodge is a most unusual hotel. The lobby is a Native art gallery bursting with carvings, masks, paintings and jewelry. The adjoining Welcome Room has dozens of unique aboriginal art pieces including a bold mural and an imposing carved communal table. Each of[Read More…]