World News It's All Relative Did You Know? Opinion On The Streets
In 2009 a survey was conducted amoung the tour operators of Banff, Alberta. It asked, “What are some of the most outrageous questions you have ever been asked by a tourist?” Below is a sample of the results.



  1. We are going into British Columbia. Do we need to change our money into Euros?
  2. Can we drive our car onto a glacier anywhere?
  3. Do we need snow tires or chains to drive to Lake Louise in July?
  4. Where are the igloos and the Eskimos?
  5. If the Columbia Icefield melts before we get there, can we do a different excursion?
  6. Can you see polar bears at the Columbia Icefield?
  7. Can I walk around P.E.I. in a day?
  8. Can I get from Vancouver to Toronto by driving in a day?
  9. At what elevation do the deer turn to elk?
  10. How much does that mountain weigh?
  11. Is this all natural?
  12. While working at the (Banff) Gondola on a rainy day I was asked to turn the fog off at the top so they could see."
  13. While working at the Gondola, I got asked when we release the animals so they can start feeding them. I had to remind them that this wasn't a petting zoo, the animals are wild and come out when they please -- and please don't feed them."
  14. Where's that place where I can see the bear in the cage? Can I get a photo with him?
  15. If I see a bear when I'm hiking, can I just keep walking past it?
  16. Can you guarantee wildlife sightings?
  17. Where is the rocky mountain?
  18. What's the best trail to take a bike on to see a cougar?
  19. Where are the animals kept at night?



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