From canada

INTRUDERS

A short poem about Emerald Lake in AB, Canada… “blurry and faded, abundant and tempting”

CANADA DAY 16-19 – OUR FINAL MOMENTS

I made these blog posts so that I could remember my trip. If I hadn’t scribbled words on that back of my hand, in my notes app, into journals, this trip would have been a blur. If I hadn’t had my camera around my neck, my Polaroid wrapped in a scarf at the front of backpack or the Go Pro on a stick, this trip would have been forgotten.

CANADA DAY 15 – BITTERSWEET BANFF

Honestly, if you want to go somewhere to recharge, clear your head and remember how beautiful this planet is, go to Banff. You will not be disappointed. Even with the crazy weather, thick smoke, downpour of rain, the views are still spectacular. Nothing will hold you back.

CANADA DAY 11 – CANYONING AND CANOEING

Everyone we talked to said not to have any expectations because it wouldn’t change despite Ali and I running outside in at 11pm counting stars and swearing that we can see shapes of mountains. We refused to lose hope. And this is why…

CANADA DAY 8 & 9 – CHILLING OUT AND FOREST FIRES

The smoke from the forest fires in Washington state are coming up to Calgary and Banff. That’s around 600 miles for smoke to travel. Now, I’m not a scientist but that seems pretty ridiculous. There aren’t any fires or even threats of fires near Banff, yet we are getting so much smoke that the pollution levels in Calgary are 12/10 and we can’t see any of the amazing views.