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Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada - Take a Luxury Train through the Canadian Rockies - The Rocky Mountaineer. Enter Dan for special pricing.

When life seems ugly, for whatever reason, there is always beauty somewhere to compensate..... Lake Louise, Banff National park, Canada, by Shumon Saito, on 500px.

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Banff lake may be drained to fight a fish disease. Hunt said "oddly enough," it's not that tough to drain a lake. Many construction companies in Alberta that are already doing this for various industrial projects, he said. "It's expensive, and we'd want to make sure there's a reasonable likelihood of a successful outcome." Or they might "just" remove every fish.

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10 of the world's most beautiful ice skating rinks -

Snow-capped mountains surrounding a glacier-fed lake ... there's a reason Banff's Lake Louise is on so many Canadian postcards. Lake Louise is a two-hour drive through the Rocky Mountains from Calgary -- the nearest major airport. The free skating rink has a heated shelter.