|The gorgeous summer blooms at Lake Louise|
We had purchased a touring guide app which gave commentary based on our GPS position. Thanks to the app we had thirty seconds of fake concentration and good behaviour from the children followed by another 5 minutes of giggling, poking and silliness. It was worth speeding to reduce the time between commentary. Before long, we are at Lake Louise village. Lunch was reasonable cafe food but involved the best hot white chocolate known to man. From there it was a very short drive to the stunning Lake Louise itself.
This did not stop us from enjoying the facilities of the beautiful resort. We took the opportunity to go out on the Lake in our complimentary canoe hires. The lake is only ice-free for 150 days of the year and temperatures range between 1 and 3 degrees celcius year round! Dinner was at the resorts Swiss restaurant. The black truffle cheese fondue was fun and delicious but we can put the set back in the pantry for another decade. The highlight for Malcolm was the swimmer quick spin dryer in the pool area's change room...The highlight for the children were getting their own fluffy robes and slippers.. The highlight for Jonah was having the living room to himself, his own double bed, his own tv and his own bathroom. He became very protective of his toiletries, warning everyone not to touch his "Rose 31 collection". Such a princess.
And tomorrow we will have our first hotel buffet breakfast since the cruise! O happy day!
|Complimentary valet parking|
|Waiting while Daddy checks in|
|Exploring while the room was being readied|
|There's the famous lake!|
|Our welcome platter|
|Time to utilise our free canoe|
|Swiss for dinner|
|Dinner with a view|
|Best cheese fondue ever - with black truffle|
|Child sized beef tenderloin|
|Nice view to look at as the sun goes down|
|Tickled pink to get bathrobes|
|The whole bed, in the whole room, with its own bathroom, ALL his|
|Including "his" Rose 31 collection which no one else can touch|