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About SOM

SOM - The Silly Old Man is an avid traveller, photographer and blogger

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Grassi Lakes

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Upper and Low Grassi Lakes are located near Canmore. in the Nordic Center Provincial Park. The lakes are named after Lawrence Grassi. According to Wikipedia, he was a climbing guide and built many trails in the area, including the one to these lakes. Previous Next

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Post COVID bucket list travel ideas

Here is a video packed with ideas. Enjoy https://youtu.be/79-PzZvaCA8

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A birds-eye view at mountain goats

Standing on the 280m high Columbia Icefield’s Skywalk bridge in Jasper National Park I spotted mountain goats down below. Can you see them?

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Sky Walk, Columbia Icefield

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The SkyWalk is a 1 km-long engineering marvel that offers magnificent views of the Sunwapta Valley from a glass-bottom bridge 280 meters high. The Skywalk is supported by weathered steel cantilevers. This steel is environmentally friendly and practically maintenance-free. The metal rusts over time. This initial rust seals the steel preventing it from further rusting.  […]

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