Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Thursday Thirteen (Photos)

First things first: Bean's having a baby!!! Read her post announcing the wonderful news here!
13 Photos From My Vacation
1) The view from atop Sulphur Mountain:

2) Banff, Alberta Canada:

3) Elk mating ground in Banff:

4) The reflection on the surface of Lake Moraine:

5) The Tea House on Lake Agnes:

6) Lake Louise and a little tree:

7) The perfect place to stay for a night or two on a romantic hiking honeymoon (Hint, Hint, Pas's fiance):

8) Buttercup hiking through the woods in Jasper:

9) Bean's Lake:

10) Our view after Buttercup saved Raj from the bears:

11) Chasing a rainbow on the way to Vancouver:

12) The other side of the rainbow:

13) The closest I got to an Orca, whale-watching off the coast of Victoria:
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Butterfly Kisses said...

WOW! How absolutely GORGEOUS! I do have to visit there someday!

amy said...


Gypsy said...

Oh my gosh, those are beautiful!

P.S. I got your comment, and posted a clarification. :)

Tracy said...

1.) Gorgeous photos! I wanna go there!

2.) Congratulations, Auntie!

3.) You're in double digits now, sister!

Buttercup said...

Butterfly and Amy - Thanks!

Gypsy - I still find your proclivities impressive. :) (And I'm sure Lancelot does too. Hee hee).

Tracy - I know!! Double digits, double digits! Why does 98 days seem so far away??

ali said...

looks amazing. i would love to see Vancouver one of these's on my list...

Janet said...

love the tea house and the orca and the rainbows :-)

Diana Peterfreund said...

That's gorgeous! I want to go there! I love the picture of hte reflection on the freezing lake.

Buttercup said...

Ali and Diana - You should go! These picturs are only a small piece of all of the beauty Raj and I saw on our trip.

Janet, Next time I want a picture of an Orca head. That's my goal.

Candy Minx said...

Really incredible photos, and now I miss my Canada!!! I grw up on the west coast, went to school in Victorai and often rode the ferries. Oh whales aren't they incredible, look like you were pretty close to my eyes!

Banff is awesome too isn't it. wow, you really amde the rounds and what a time and great weather you seemed to have had.

I am having an art opening and you are invited! Hope you can drop by and have a snack and visit, bring some friends! I have 13 paintigns on display.

Here is the address:

Chelle Y. said...

God made some beautiful things, didn't He?

Happy Mama to Three said...

Gorgeous! I love picture 13s. A glimpse into other people's special moments. Thanks.

My TT is up and running!

Nikki said...

OMG your pics are gorgeous! I live in Canada but I haven't seen those places you've just shown! I am soo jealous! Aww!!! I've been wanting to see an Orca for the longest time! You are soo lucky!

Anyway my TT is up, drop by if u can =)

Brony said...

Great photos.
It sounds and looks like an amazing trip.

Happy TT!

Jenny Ryan said...

Ooh, so gorgeous. Thanks for sharing!

wordnerd said...


I KNEW you'd have a great time!
YAY for holidays...and single digits!

LuluBunny said...


suki said...

brings back great memories. we did a roadtrip through alberta one spring while we were still kids.. ;) good times, great pictures!

InterstellarLass said...

Just gorgeous! What a fantastic TT! I didn't mine too!

InterstellarLass said...

Oops, I did mine too! :P

Domestic Geek said...

Wow, such pretty pictures...the scenery is just gorgeous! Thanks for sharing.

Tinker said...

lovely pictures!