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#Daydream: Moraine Lake, Banff National Park

September 17, 2015

We know how it is. You’re stuck at your desk and the day seems to be going on forever. Your mind starts to wander — at first to “anywhere but here,” but then to exotic, faraway lands where your everyday problems and stress melt in the presence of true paradise. You want to go to there, and we want to go with you. Every day at 3 p.m. Eastern, we’ll send you a picture of the place we at Yahoo Travel are daydreaming about so we can all take that mental vacation together. Let’s go to…


Photo: Pascal/Flickr

…Moraine Lake at Banff National Park. This lake in Alberta, Canada is the centerpiece of one of the world’s great hiking spots. The view of the Canadian Rockies is spectacular. But what we’re dreaming about today is that turquoise-colored lake (caused by the sun refracting off the rock flour in the water). It’s like standing in the middle of a living postcard.