Turquoise Thursday: Turquoise in Alberta’s Jasper National Park


Alberta When people think of Alberta, Canada they automatically think of Banff National Park. As beautiful as Banff is, nothing beats the turquoise treasures found beyond Alberta’s beloved Banff.  I spent about three weeks in Alberta in 2009 and nothing tops what I saw on my way to Jasper and in Jasper National Park. The views were out of this world. Less touristy than Banff, Jasper offers visitors a more rustic and authentic mountain experience in the Northern part of Alberta. The quiet picturesque park offered me everything I could have imagined: glacier lakes, ice caves, snow-capped mountain tops, animal sightings, and nature in its purest form. Continue reading