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... side of a very steep cliff—it's an amazing engineering feat, and it's little wonder that it took 23 years to complete. I drove to avoid getting motion sick, which was a win-win since Rich could be on the lookout for photo ops along the way. The speed limit was 35 and there was no passing, and there were lots of pullouts for taking photos and letting other faster cars pass by. Thankfully, everyone was sane on the road. Of course, the prospect ...
... description) and great buttermilk biscuits. With our tummies and travel coffee mugs full, we started the long and beautiful drive to Glacier National Park, traveling northwest through different mountain ranges, valleys, and forests, on I90W, MT200E, and MT83N. The last third of the trip took 3 1/2 hours, and we arrived at Glacier around 4:00.
We are staying at ...
... I must not have had the technique
that Sheila had.
We stopped at the High Level Rail Bridge in Lethbridge. I
told the story of that bridge in a past blog. We took a couple of pictures and
was on our way back to the coach.
Tomorrow, we pack up and head to Jasper. It is a long drive.
We will have to get an early start.
Chuck and Sheila Noel
... to find in the remote areas around Glacier. In fact, to our surprise, all the little towns around Glacier are incredibly tiny - given that this is the 10th most popular national park in the country, we wondered why that is.
At any rate, although we saw a lot today, all that driving was not easy. We're looking forward to driving a lot less in the next couple of days and finally going into Glacier tomorrow for some some good hiking. For now, good night, eh?
... the lake. Monument Falls is the only that is named on the topo map - I believe that it is the one furthest to the left. We ate lunch here sheltered under some trees from the rain, which started to pick up. So after lunch and some pictures, we headed back. Next, we continued up Going to the Sun Road, going as far as we could with the road closure due to the Reynolds Creek Fire. Past the loop, we ...