Travel Blogs from Hinton
... to what we saw in Glacier Park others were absolutely massive probably several miles across and extending miles up the mountain as well. They bigger ones appeared to be hundreds of feet deep on their front edge. We passed but did not stop at the Glacier Skywalk 918' above the Sunwapta Valley.
At one point in the trip Peg said when I was planning this, she thought I was crazy for adding a 307 mile 7.5 hour trip to our journey. But after seeing it she was ...
... cracked and fallen off and now float in the lake as icebergs, a very cool sight. It would be amazing to see part of the glacier collapse into the lake, but we could be waiting some time for that too happen so head back to town.
We park up near the railway line in town, and arrive just in time as two huge freight trains pass through, heading in different directions, and seemingly never ending. They stack the containers two high on the carriages, but this doesn't ...
... Most orphanages in 3rd world countries are understaffed and the kids who live there don't get the love and attention that they deserve. So our main "job" while volunteering will mainly be to play with the kids. We'll also help them with homework (if they're school age) and play games and teach them about hygeine. we will have weekends off and so will still have time to tour around and see the sights in Peru. Flights ...
... beautiful vista after another.
Arriving to the Columbia Ice Fields Center, we congregated at the Visitor’s Center and loaded on to bus #1 which took us to the Brewster Ice Explorer, a specially designed vehicle designed for glacial travel. Each vehicle costs $1.2 Million and of the 22 manufactured, all but one (which is in Alaska) are here. At one point in the trip, both to and from, we encountered a 24% incline section along the road! ...
Today is "the most beautiful drive in the world". That's what they say here in Canada, and I believe they may be correct. The drive today was through some of the highest peaks in the Rockies and there were pristine lakes and raging rivers. We passed the Columbia Icefield Center and camped at Jonas Creek. I squeezed the RV between the trees and we looked out to the creek below. There was no one else in ...
Other places to stay in Hinton
393 Gregg Avenue, Hinton | 3 star hotelfrom $133
462 Smith St, Hinton | 2 star hotelfrom $160
571 Gregg Avenue, Hinton | 2 star hotelfrom $87
678 Carmichael Lane, Hinton | 2 star hotelfrom $99
828 Carmichael Lane, Hinton | Hotelfrom $116
284 Smith Street, Hinton | 1 star hotelfrom $108
358 Smith St, Hinton | 2 star hotelfrom $85
500 Smith St, Hinton | 1 star hotelfrom $110
595 Gregg Ave, Hinton | Hotelfrom $68
386 Smith St., Hinton | Hotelfrom $107
149 Woodley Drive, Hinton | Hotelfrom $90