I was continually being blown away -- in all senses -- by the meterorological, topographical and geological wonders and anomalies of this tiny island in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean.
"Your grandfather never fought at Vimy," says our battlefield tour guide. "He was wounded in 1916 in the Battle of the Somme. That's probably what saved his life."
Even though I’m afraid of heights, there’s plenty of places to pose and ponder along the Glacier Skywalk "Come on, you can do it," coaxes the woman in uniform when she sees me falter. She is standing two feet away and 280 m (918 ft) above the Sunwapta Valley, on the glass-floored platform of the... Continue Reading →