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The Lakes of British Columbia

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There are more than 3 million lakes in Canada - so many that there is no accurate count. There are more than 30 thousand large lakes, (and some of the largest lakes in the world), but most of the lakes are in the far north with no road access. However, there are plenty of lakes in our backyard and one of the most popular is Harrison Lake about 2 hours east of Vancouver...


While we enjoy looking at the lake we prefer to spend our time in the hot springs at the south end of the lake.


Lake Louise in Alberta is probably the best known Canadian Lake throughout the world due to it's beautiful turquoise waters and the fact that it is heavily marketed as a tourist destination...


There are so many viewpoints over the lake that it never gets boring...


Lake Louise constantly changes colour with the light


However, with so many lakes to choose from there is no need to fight the crowds to get a good view of Lake Louise. There are lakes everywhere...



Posted by Hawkson 14:50 Archived in Canada

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