Canada, between Vancouver and Lake Louise, was a mystery until today. Who could have guessed that the western half would contain high craggy peaks with Ponderosa pines, alpine meadows, and marmots - while the eastern half has sage-brushed deserts surrounding lakes filled with jet-skis and vacationers? It feels a little like the Western U.S. has been turned around. Colorado is where California is, and vice versa. We can't wait to see what northern British Columbia looks like.
To see all of the photos we took in the past two days, click on Wednesday, August 21st