Banff National Park Local Customs

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  • 1. Birds/ Animals/Flowers

    These cheeky little fellows popped up everywhere and were a joy to see. Please do not feed them although they will squeek for your attention = when tourists are thin on the ground they have to survive...

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  • 2. Local Crafts

    Finding locally produced products in Banff is a hard task. Most craft items are mass produced in the far east - a hard fact of mass tourisim. Indian head wear and the popular dream catchers are all...

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  • 3. Presents/Souvenirs

    All these wonderful items were found at the shops along Banff Avenue. I took these pictures because I've learned to curb my spending on decorative items. You wouldn't believe the amount of things I've...

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  • 4. Churches

    The pretty llittle white church is located at 102 Banff Avenue on the corner of Buffallo Avenue. Designed by architect John Manuel of Winnigeg in the Gothic Revival style. The church was built in...

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  • 5. I thought backpacking was supposed to be cheap

    With over 1000 miles of hiking trails in Banff National Park, you would imagine this to be a great place for backpacking but it turns out only if you are the...

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  • 6. God's Country comes at a price

    You can drive through Banff National Park for free. The Trans-Canada Highway is a main thoroughfare across Canada and is a route for trucks and people just...

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  • 7. burning too much wood ain't good

    Parks Canada has come up with their own way of restricting campfires or perhaps is it just a way of making some extra money? Along with your camping fee, if you...

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  • 8. Canoes, eh

    There is something about a canoe that is so Canadian. Native Americans invented them but my guess is the first white men to utilized them were Canadians and if...

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  • 9. Tim's, eh

    If there is anything more Canadian than a canoe, it's Tim Horton's. Man, these people love their donuts and I'm from the States, surely the second biggest per...

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  • 10. Taxi Mike

    Taxi Mike is a Banff taxi driver who is a bit of a local legend for his wealth of knowledge of the area. He has his own website, which offers great insider's...

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  • 11. What's in a name?

    Banff in Canada shares its name with the much older small town of Banff in Aberdeenshire. It is here the similarity ends. However there is a connection between...

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  • 12. Dual Language with a bit extra

    Banff like the rest of Canada has dual language of English and French. In Banff township we did notice a lot of Japanese writing in shops and other tourist...

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  • 13. Jimmy Simpson had a mountain named after him

    Mount Jimmy Simpson is named after the English guider and trapper who emigrated to Winipeg in 1896. He then found his way to Banff after shunning the farming...

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  • 14. CASTLE MOUNTAIN ~ The Ukrainian Connection

    Under the shadow of Castle Mountain is the site of one of Canada's darkest memories...fading reminders of an internment camp built during the First World...

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  • 15. Snowball Fight

    About 2 weeks before we arrived in Banff National Park, there had been several inches of snowfall in the Rockies and Edmonton area. Some of this was still...

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  • 16. Avoiding Tourists

    Alright, so you're a tourist. But if you're an independent tourist who don't like fighting the crowds of 'packaged tourists' then you might think that you would...

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