A Cuppa Rail Tea Tradition

Everyone associates High Tea with English traditions, but do you know how far back it dates or where the idea originally stems from? A Portuguese Introduction It was Catherine of Braganza, a Portuguese princess that inspired tea time as a fashionable event, back in the 16th century. Upon her arrival by sea, she requested a cup of tea to help calm her after her long voyage to England. It was Catherine that inspired afternoon tea to the English court. Special Tea For hundreds of years tea has been a soothing tonic both medicinally and emotionally. Believed to have been used for the first time by the Chinese Emperor Shen-Nong in 2737BC. The history of tea is "intertwined with botany and herbal

Goodbye Cabin Fever, Hello Spring

It's been a long, long, long winter. Record breaking temperatures along with record breaking snow. It’s been noted as the worst winter in 46 years for us here in Southern Alberta. So, on the bright side, we just know we have a while before we face another winter like this one. It’s not surprising that many of us have a severe case of cabin fever. It's no wonder that we can't usher in Spring soon enough! And it is with great excitement and anticipation that we here at Aspen Crossing are on track for another train-tastic season. Of course, being cooped up this long winter, getting out this Spring and Summer will be truly appreciated. Our online booking system allows you to make planning your c

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