Bye bye Okotoks :(
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We got up and checked out of our nice hotel. I will miss the little cute town of Okotoks. For lunch we had breakfast at the popular Cora's. Good thing we got there when we did, because as soon as we sat down there was a huge lineup all the way outside! I highly recommend if you ever wonder into Okotoks to go to Coras for some breakfast!
We then set off to Banff and Lake Louise for the day. Good thing we picked Sunday, because it wasn't raining. Lake Louise was as good as I thought it would be. I think if it was hotter out it would look nicer, because the water would be more blue-green. It was very cold there, and there was even a bit of snow too.
We then headed off to Banff, as soon as we got there we seen an Elk. This town surprised me, I knew it was a good winter getaway (skiing etc...) but I didn't know there would be so many stores and restaurants. They had Lululemon, Billabong, Roots, Quiksilver, Gap, Louis Vuitton, La Senza, Tony Romas, The Old Spaghetti Factory, Boston Pizza, and many many more! We looked around at all the stores, which took quite awhile. I bought my grandma a nice jade Innukshuk (sp) necklace, 2 postcards, a magnet, and a keychain. For my mom I got her some body washes, and lipsticks from The Body Shop. For myself I also got a beautiful Roots Banff t-shirt.
For tonight we decided to stay with Chads cousin in Calgary, not only for a visit, but to save some cash! She lived in a nice basement suite, and had a husky named Storm and a cat named Yoda. We chatted for awhile, watched some tv, and off to sleep.