Quote of the day:
Time is a valuable currency.Spend it wisely.
When the father asks his son to go for a hair cut,
the son who has a thorough knowledge of Bible,
replies,” Dad, you know that Samson had long hairs;
Moses had long hairs; Noah had long hairs;and even
Jesus had long hairs.So why should I go for hair cut?”
Informations about tourist attractions of Calgary:
1.The province of Alberta, in Canada was named after Princess
Louise Caroline Alberta, the IVth daughter of Queen Victoria.
In French, Alberta means ”great meadow.” Edmonton is the
capital of Alberta.
2.Telus Spark is Canada’s first purpose-built new Science Centre
and a place for people of all ages and abilities to explore and
discover science, technology and art in a new and amazing ways.
Telus Spark is located in 220 st.George’s Drive NE Calgary.
Astronomy night is held on first Thursday of each month.
Telescopes will be set up outside for viewing the Moon and Jupiter
if the weather permits or inside for a show-and-tell session if skies
are cloudy. The Astronomy Night will feature a talk, pre-viewing the
best sky events for the year.
3.Canmore is a town in Alberta, Canada, 81 kilometres west of Calgary,
near the southeast boundary of Banff National Park. It is located in the
Bow Valley within Alberta’s Rockies.Points of interest are- Canmore
Nordic Centre, Gotto Mountain, Ha Ling Peak, Spray Lakes Reservoir
and 3 Sisters, a set of 3 mountains, just east of Canmore, which has
become the symbol of the town.
4.Maligne Lake is a lake in Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada.
It is famed for the colour of its water, the surrounding peaks, the
3 glaciers visible from the lake and Spirit Island, one of the most
photographed locations in the world.
5.Banff is a town within Banff National Park, in Alberta, Canada.
The Banff city is located in Alberta’s Rockies along the Trans-Canada
Highway, west of Calgary. It is surrounded by mountains, notably
Mount Rundle, Sulphur Mountain, Mount Norquay and Cascade
Mountain. The town is situated above Bow Falls, near the confluence of the Bow
River and Spray River. There are 9 hot springs in Sulphur Mountain.
Of them, 2 have been commercially developed -”Banff Upper Hot Springs”
and hot springs at ”Cave and Basin Natural Historic Site.”
6.Banff National Park is Canada’s oldest Park established in 1885, in the
Rocky Mountains. It includes Moraine Lake and the ”Valley of the Ten
Peaks”, that is crowned by ten notable peaks. Banff National Park is
known as a Travellers Mecca, for good reason. The Park covers an
area of 6,641 kms. mountainous landscape. What makes Banff
National Park so special is its combination of vast unspoiled
wilderness, mountain lakes such as Lake Louise and the
gateway of it all: The town of Banff.
7.Top attractions of Canadian Rocky Mountains,a UNESCO
World Heritage Site are natural hot mineral springs—
Radium Hot Springs in BC’s Kootenay National Park,
Miette Hot Springs in Jasper National Park and Banff Upper
Hot Springs in Banff National Park.
8.Jasper National Park covers an area of 10,880 kms.
Spirit Island is a tiny island, located in the turquoise
coloured Maligne Lake in Jasper National Park. The
background is composed of forested mountains topped
by glaciers. It is an exceptional scenic location. This
landmark is the destination of boat trips across the Maligne
Lake. The guide on the boat tour is informative.