Posts Tagged ‘Love’

Banff – My Birthday!

My Birthday 14 March

I am just loving life here in Banff, yesterday on my birthday my two bosses, Janette the General Manager and Jamie, the Front Office Manager and I went out for dinner… and what a dinner!!

Menu looked like this: Read the rest of this entry »

Banff – March Stories

070312 – Horseback Riding – Rafter Six Ranch

“You have to come up to the ridge and grab my car and then pick-up Adrienne at Best Western just before 1pm”, said Jamie. Said and done, I borrowed Jamie’s car and picked up Adrienne at 1 o’clock sharp.
We drove past Canmore towards Calgary for about 25min before we could see turnoff 114 Exshaw going towards two of the most well known areas for outdoors people in the world, Yamnuska and Kananaskis Country. The first for its climbing and latter for the hikers and rafters. Read the rest of this entry »

Dreams come true again – Gone heliskiing with Anders!

070220 – 0500 – The alarm goes off, I had barely any sleep. The reason for that was that today I knew would be a very special day! Me and Anders were going to be picked up in one hour and fifteen minutes with a bus taking us back to Panorama and RK Heliplex. It was time to take the virginity of flying a helicopter and also do some heli-skiing!! Read the rest of this entry »

Banff – The day that changed EVERYTHING!

070220 – 0500 – The alarm goes off, I had barely any sleep. The reason for that was that today I knew would be a very special day! Me and Anders were going to be picked up in one hour and fifteen minutes with a bus taking us back to Panorama and RK Heliplex. It was time to take the virginity of flying a helicopter and also do some heli-skiing!!

The white mini-bus in form of a Chevy picked us up just outside the front desk at Hidden Ridge. First we stopped at a few hotels in Banff to pick up a few more people before we were on our way. Read the rest of this entry »

Banff – February – Career Developments

070210 – Career developments

From: Janette Holtzman
Sent: Saturday, February 10, 2007 12:52 PM
Subject: Stefan Martensson
Importance: High

It is my pleasure to announce that we now have a new Front Desk Supervisor!   Read the rest of this entry »

Banff – February – Snowmobiling

070204 – Snowmobiling

0600 – the alarm went off. I went up, put on a great dance-around tune on my laptop and stepped myself out to the kitchen to mix up my breakfast.

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I had to be at the Douglas Fir Resort at 0700 when the bus picked us up. 0650 I arrived at the bus stop in the dark and met up with two British guests Read the rest of this entry »

Banff – January – Moving from Pano

26 January 2007

Geez!!
I cannot believe it!! Where should I start!?
After handing in my letter of notice, everybody went all cold on me at Panorama! My otherwise friendly manager Amanda Sharko didn’t speak to me, she didn’t even say goodbye. (!) My supervisors also went cold on me, turned their backs. Read the rest of this entry »

Banff – The Call

Banff Lodging Company Hidden Ridge

070120 – The call…

The phone rang today and what I was told and what I was offered is just too good to be true… Read the rest of this entry »

Panorama / Banff – January Stories

14 January – Tunnel Mountain Hike

After checking out the nightlife here in Banff last night I woke up this morning at 1030 and looked outside. Yesterday it had been a bit misty and some snowfall (about a cm o two) but today the sun was again shining like crazy and I thought about was Jamie told me about Tunnel Mountain and thought, that could be a good thing to do today.

I had my usual great breakfast containing of a Herballife shake and some supplements. I got ready for a great day in the outdoors. I headed down to the Front Desk to get a few pointers from Jamie on how to get there… Read the rest of this entry »

Panorama – January Stories

7th January 2007 – Banff Film Festival @ RK HeliPlex

Will Gadd - Poster Boy and Adrenaline Junkie - Read more at his website by clicking on the picture

Tonight we were at the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour at the RK HeliPlex. They showed seven quite different movies from the main festival held in November each year in Banff.

http://www.banffmountainfestivals.ca/ Read the rest of this entry »