Travel Blogs from Whitefish
... Park in 1932. Both parks were designated by the United Nations as Biosphere Reserves in 1976, and in 1995 as World Heritage sites.
Fish Creek campground was one of the best we stayed in on the whole trip. It was surrounded by pine trees, next to the river, had a lovely paved river path with a tunnel of lush green trees and was not cramped at all. We had a campfire which we hadn’t done for months so that was lovely and Zach was very excited to get to roast a ...
... time I was here. It feels like home. It feels more like home than Australia does. Like I was made to be here. I'm not spilling the beans about my upcoming immigration, but for all it's beauty, the amazing outdoors and the people I wouldn't need to think twice about it if the opportunity arose. That night we illegally slept overnight at the trailhead of the ride we were doing the following day (um ah!). Perfect place to wake up, eat ...
Day 31: Glacier National Park (US) and the Road to the Sun
I'd like to stop for a moment and explain how Amanda and I planned our North American road trip. Basically we listed a couple basic things we wanted to do:
- Somehow visit Estaven Point outside of Tofino, BC, Run Hayward Field (where Prefontaine trained) in Portland, OR
- Meet up with my sister, Jemima when she goes to ...
... Glacier in one word....WOW! It is one of the most beautiful National Parks we have seen and we have been to a few over the years. Love this being a "senior" and getting free into all the National Parks with our pass!
We hiked the four mile trail to Avalanche Lake. After that distance, we realized that we are not as young as we used to be! While crossing Logan Pass ...
... the tour busses stopped dead in their tracks. We pressed on until we reached the absolute worst part of the road where the storm reached its absolute worst vengeance. At this juncture the water was flowing off the mountains and down the road so fast that I was worried that it would literally float the jeep away and dump us over the 3000 foot precipice. I have crossed rivers 3 feet deep in this jeep, but if water is flowing fast enough 3 inches is all that it takes to wash you away. ...
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