Adventures on the Rocky Mountaineer and Alaska Cruise – July 2019 Part 4 – All Aboard The Rocky Mountaineer- our “Journey Through The Clouds”

Sunday: You know something exciting is happening when you have to set your alarm on holiday for 06:15! Today was one of those days. We were boarding the famous Rocky Mountaineer- a wonderful train journey that would take us all the way from Jasper to Vancouver, through the Rocky Mountains. We were travelling in Silver … More Adventures on the Rocky Mountaineer and Alaska Cruise – July 2019 Part 4 – All Aboard The Rocky Mountaineer- our “Journey Through The Clouds”

Adventures on the Rocky Mountaineer and Alaska Cruise – July 2019 Part 3 – driving from Banff to Jasper on the Icefields Parkway

Saturday: Today’s journey on the coach would take us from Banff to Jasper, along one of the top 10 scenic roads in the world, the Icefield Parkway. We left the hotel at 09:20 and waved goodbye to Banff, which had completely stole our hearts. Our first stop of the day was Peyto Lake- a glacial … More Adventures on the Rocky Mountaineer and Alaska Cruise – July 2019 Part 3 – driving from Banff to Jasper on the Icefields Parkway

Adventures on the Rocky Mountaineer and Alaska Cruise – July 2019 Part 2 – exploring Banff National Park

Our first morning in Banff began at the rather early time of 04:00! Blasted Jet Lag! Determined to make the most of our time here, we decided after a coffee and shower to make the most of our early morning by going for a hike to acclimatise to our new surroundings. We took a walk … More Adventures on the Rocky Mountaineer and Alaska Cruise – July 2019 Part 2 – exploring Banff National Park

Adventures on the Rocky Mountaineer and Alaska Cruise| Part 1 | A pre amble in London and making our way to Banff, Canada

Another year, and another exciting Great Rail Journeys trip for us. These trip are addictive- the minute we land from one, we can’t stop ourselves obsessively flicking through the next years brochure, pausing to number crunch- can we afford it? Before taking the plunge and booking it, taking advantage of GRJ’s low deposits. The longer … More Adventures on the Rocky Mountaineer and Alaska Cruise| Part 1 | A pre amble in London and making our way to Banff, Canada