Mushrooms aid the immune system by increasing the
production of white blood cells.
3)Do you know?
”Hair speaks volumes about an individual,
revealing ethnic origin, environment, diet
and even life style”–scientists have said.
Attractions of Calgary, Canada:
1.Waterton lakes is the Canadian portion of the Waterton-Glacier
International Peace Park-the only place in the world that you can
find a UNESCO World Heritage Site, an International Peace Park and
a Biosphere Reserve all rolled into one.
2. Lake Louise (known to the stoney people as ”Lake of the Little Fishes”)
was given the present name(in honour of Princess Louise Caroline Alberta,
VI child of Queen Victoria) in 1884.
3.Banff National Park is the birthplace of Canada’s national park system.
It was established in 1885 around the warm mineral springs at the Cave
and Basin National Historic Site. The name ”Banff” comes from Banffshire,
Scotland, birthplace of a major financier of the Canadian Pacific Railway.
4.Jasper National Park is known as the gentle giant of the mountain national
parks.It is the world’s largest dark sky preserve, the majority of the park
being free from artificial light.
5. Yoho National Park was established in 1886, as one of the three parks
along the Canadian Pacific Railway. The word ”Yoho” means ”awe”.
The park contains spectacular waterfalls and 28 peaks over 3,000
metres tall. Reward yourself by standing at the base of the
thundering waters of Takakkaaw Falls, one of the highest
waterfalls in Canada. Other attractions of the park are
Spiral Tunnels and Kicking Horse Pass.
6. Kootenay National Park was established in 1920.
Attractions of the park are-Radium hot springs and
7. Icefields Parkway:attractions are-Athabasca Falls,
Herbert Lake, Valley of the Five Lakes.
8.Jasper Tramway: Enjoy the vistas of 6 mountain ranges,
glacial fed lakes, meandering rivers and the scenic mountain
town -site of Jasper, with the Jasper Tramway ”VGuide”, one
of the world’s richest self-guided interpretive devices. Friendly
and informative Tram guides accompany you during the ascent
into the alpine zone on Canada’s longest and highest guided aerial
tramway.The panoramic views unfold beneath you as you ascend
the mountain to an elevation of 2277 metres(7471 ft). The Upper
Station and the Treeline Restaurant offer a safe and owe-inspiring
view that allow you to enjoy for as long as you have time.
9.Calgary Tower is a 626 feet free standing observation tower
in Downtown Calgary.It was constructed in 1968. There is one
area with a glass bottom floor which gives the panoramic views
over the city and is a must-see on any visitor’s itinerary.It is also
a gateway to Calgary’s art,culture and entertainment.
10. Columbia Icefield, located on the boundary of Banff and Jasper
National Parks, covers nearly 325 square kilometres. The ongoing
accumulation of snow, continuously feeds 8 major glaciers including
Athabasca, Dome and Stutfield glaciers, which are all visible from the
Icefield Parkway. Melt water from the Icefield feeds streams and rivers
that pour into 3 different oceans-north to the Arctic, east to the Atlantic
and west to the Pacific.
11.Calgary Stampede is an annual ten-days event, which bills itself as the
greatest outdoor show on Earth. An American promoter,
named Guy Weadick organised the event, known as the
”Calgary Stampede” in Calgary in 1919 in honour of soldiers
returning from World War I.