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Canada

Canada was the last stop on our travels. After seven weeks in the US we spent two more weeks in the town of Banff... and we didn't want to leave! We were lucky to have timed our trip to be there when two of our friends from Australia, Josh and Kobie, were living there. They are some of the best people, letting us stay with them and taking us on all sorts of adventures. Over the two weeks we went snowboarding, we ice skated for the first time on a frozen lake, petted a deer and hiked to the top of a snow covered mountain. Banff is such a magical place and it was so amazing to live like a local for two weeks and meet some very cool people. Canada is one of the most breathtaking alpine places we have been... paradise doesn't have to be tropical. 

The view of Banff from the top of Tunnel Mountain.

The view of Banff from the top of Tunnel Mountain.

The town of Canmore, just outside of Banff.

The town of Canmore, just outside of Banff.

Lake Louise. 

Lake Louise. 

Jonny petting a deer in the backyard.

Jonny petting a deer in the backyard.

Jonny snowboarding.

Jonny snowboarding.

It was minus 26 degrees at Lake Louise, just a bit chilly!

It was minus 26 degrees at Lake Louise, just a bit chilly!

Jonny ice skating.

Jonny ice skating.

Jess's first time skating on a frozen lake. 

Jess's first time skating on a frozen lake. 

The track up Tunnel Mountain.

The track up Tunnel Mountain.

Jess snowboarding.

Jess snowboarding.

Jess at Lake Louise. 

Jess at Lake Louise. 

Our beautiful friends Josh and kobie.

Our beautiful friends Josh and kobie.

Jonny and Josh.

Jonny and Josh.

Hiking to the top of Tunnel Mountain.

Hiking to the top of Tunnel Mountain.

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Guthega

Guthega in Kosciuszko National Park has the most amazing views. It is one of our favourite places to ride as we are just in awe every run of how high up we are and the amazing mountain rage that surrounds us. We could sit at the top of Guthega and just stare the day away. 

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Roller Coaster

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Slope sliding down the Roller Coaster run in Perisher Valley, Kosciuszko National Park, Australia. Love the rush of joy you get from boarding on the white stuff.

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Perisher

Perisher is an alpine resort in Kosciuszko National Park, NSW, Australia.  We had such a fun season in 2012, couldn't get enough of that powdery goodness.  We take our van down and camp for $10 a night, most people think we're a little crazy for staying in our van but we are very cozy.  We love waking up and being surrounded by kangaroos and having our hot coffee out in the bush, it's the best! 

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