Wednesday: Another mall! Even bigger than the last one. This one has an ice rink, world’s largest indoor waterslides, wave pool, seal show, large aquarium, miniature golf, and the largest indoor amusement park in the world. Oh, did I forget to mention shops, food court, and restaurants? We also attended the Edmonton temple.
Thursday: Farmer’s fields changed to forests. We spent the night at a nice campground in Edson, Alberta Canada.
Friday: One look at the first water I saw in Jasper National Park in Alberta Canada and I knew why it had that name. The water is the color of jasper as you see in the pictures. We went to Maligne Canyon today. At last we’re seeing wildlife! I’m running out of superlatives.
Saturday: First we took Jasper’s tram up the mountain. It was a partly cloudy day, but we did get some incredible views and even saw the first snow of the season.
In the afternoon we visited 2 magnificent falls: First—Anthabasca Falls.
Second—Sunwapta Falls. Here at last I found out why the water is that beautiful blue-green color. As the water rushes down from the glaciers, it grinds off miniscule bits of rock that reflect the blue and green colors of the light spectrum.