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Icefield Parkway: the road of the glaciers and waterfalls

Athabasca Glacier, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada. Author Marilyn Peddle (MarilynJane). Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

The Icefields Parkway (Highway 93) runs paralleal to the so-called Continental Divide, the dividing line between the streams flowing into the Pacific Ocean and those flowing into the Atlantic Ocean. This is a scenic route through the rugged landscape of ...

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Maligne Lake: one of the most picturesque spots in the Canadian Rockies

Spirit Island, Maligne Lake, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada. Author Willow&Monk. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

MALIGNE CANYON To reach the Maligne Canyon you have to take Hwy 16 east from Jasper to the junction for the Maligne Lake Road,  from here are more 11 km to get to the Maligne Canyon. This is one of ...

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Jasper National Park: a spectacular park in the Canadian Rockies

Mount Edith Cavell, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada. Author Pascal (Redeo). Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

Jasper National Park is the northernmost, and by extension, the largest park in the Canadian Rockies, it extends on an area of over 10.800 km². The park was founded in 1907 and today is visited every year by nearly 2,000,000 ...

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Alberta: vast grasslands and spectacular mountains

Maligne Lake, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada. Author Fil.Al. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

Alberta is a province in Western Canada, located near the Rocky Mountains, which mark the boundary with the province of British Columbia, the territory of Alberta, then bordered to the east by Saskatchewan, to the north with the Northwest Territories, ...

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Moraine Lake: one of the most beautiful lakes in the Canadian Rockies

Moraine Lake, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada. Author Ada Be. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

The Moraine Lake is a glacial lake located in the scenic Valley of Ten Peaks at about 1,885 meters high. The lake is small – it has an area of only 0.5 square kilometers – but it is located in ...

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Banff National Park: the oldest national park of Canada

Castle Mountain, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada. Author Stuart (erwlas). Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

Banff National Park, which stretches over an area of 6.641 km², is the oldest (it was founded in 1885) and Canada’s most famous park, is now visited by about 4,700,000 people every year. Together with the neighboring National Parks of ...

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Vancouver climate: when to go to Vancouver

Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Author JamesZ_Flickr. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

Vancouver’s climate is temperate oceanic, due to the mitigating effects of the sea and the protection of the surrounding mountains, the city has a mild climate compared to other areas of Canada. Vancouver is characterized by a mild but highly variable ...

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Vancouver: the most livable city of Canada

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Author Porfirio. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

Vancouver is the most important city in British Columbia and the third Canadian city, its metropolitan area is home to over 2,300,000 people, the city extends over the river Freser, on the Burrard Peninsula, and along the shores of the ...

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British Columbia: nature to the nth power

Takakkaw Falls, Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada. Author Jonathan Mueller (JonoMueller). Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

British Columbia is a province of western Canada, located at the west end of the country along the shores of the Pacific Ocean. With an area four times the Great Britain, is the second largest province in Canada (excluding territories), ...

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Canada climate: when to go to Canada

Percé Rock (Rocher percé), Gaspesie, Quebec, Canada, Canada. Author Mélanie Plante (Melle Plante). Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

Canada ‘s climate is continental, the country is in fact largely exposed to the polar influences, this translates into a kind of cold climate, with long, harsh winters and short summers, while spring and autumn are very short. The Canadian climate is ...

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Canada: untouched nature and economic power

Western Brook Pond, Terranuova (Newfoundland), Canada. Author Matt MacGillivray (qmnonic). Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

Canada (Canada) is a federal monarchy associated with the British Commonwealth, composed of 10 provinces (British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Quebec, Ontario, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador) and 3 territories (Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut). The country ...

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