Western Canada: One Night in Calgary

Photo by Gonzalo Pineda-Zuniga

Photo by Gonzalo Pineda-Zuniga

Continued from The Town of Banff

Calgary, Alberta is 127 km along the 1, or Trans-Canada Highway, from the town of Banff in Banff National Park.

This is a little over an hour’s drive, where huge snowy mountains slowly give way to grassy golden plains dotted with horses and cows.

When we were there, in late May 2008, just about every third animal was a baby; looked like it had been a romantic winter.

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