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Today was more of a down low day for me. I woke up and the altitude we were in did not agree with my system. But when I took some Dramamine after breakfast, I felt better by late afternoon. Here are some highlights of the day!
Driving into Canada - Actually we did this yesterday, but I had to tell you about all the animals we saw on the …
... road to the west side of the park to Lake McDonald and another swiss-style lodge for lunch. We sat in the bar overlooking the lake watching the old, wooden tour boat the Dermit glide back and forth across this glacier cut, 450' deep lake. On the way down the pass we had seen the glacier fed stream of ice blue water that feeds into the lake and gives it this amazing, cool blue hue. The fine silt from on top of the ...
... blocked the road, so we had to wait for them to move. We then had a easy entry true Canadian Customs compared to our experience last year on our Maritimes caravan.
A few miles down the road, we entered the Waterton Lakes National Park. As we were driving toward Waterton, we spot the Lynch's riding their bikes on a bike path next to the road so we know we are in the right place!
We then proceed through ...
... dogs. Upon getting back to the campgrounds there was another herd, this time they were mountain sheep.
The day was nice and sunny but our next day was very cold and starting to shower. Before leaving we thought we would take the dogs into town for a good run , found out later a big black bear came thru just behind where we were camping. GOOD THING THE DOGS WERE'NT THERE!!!!!!
Off to Vulcan to lay Mom to rest at her homestead.
... was a camping area the kids had stayed at previously and a great photo stop.
In Polson, we visited The Miracle of America Museum. Gill, the founder, has collected everything from small dolls and trinkets to tanks and trucks. The museum cover about 3 acres with inside and outside displays. AMAZING is my word to explain this maze of Americana. An hour later we were back on the road. Lunch break at Westsure State Park, beer o'clock tasting at ...