Prince of Wales Hotel
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... dinner we had a thanksgiving buffet at the Bayshore Inn which was pretty good value. It was the last night before nearly everything closes down for the season in Waterton Lakes.
Monday 14 October
Awoke to a beautiful morning with no wind; a rare thing in Waterton. The temperature reached around 15 degrees over the day. Did a bit of sightseeing to Cameron Falls, Prince of Wales Hotel and a drive to Red Rock; obviously named. Some great scenery again, not as ...
... I took a shuttle to a local hotel in Buffalo, searched out a Greek diner which would accept my complementary Delta meal vouchers (where they served beer with a small glass of OJ to compensate for having run out of limes?!), got to bed just before midnight, got a wake-up call at 3.45, and finally, FINALLY managed to get three trains in a subway system I don't understand from JFK to Brooklyn, pick up the keys to my next host's one bedroom flat from a rude ...
... my stay, then back to he coffee shops who were probably sick of me, especially after being a **** tipper the day before... I'm sorry but its really not that hard to press a button on a machine and make a coffee! Thankfully by mid afternoon the rain FINALLY cleared and I was justified to stick around as the scenery was amazing. Squashed in two hikes and a Canyon Visit in that afternoon with the best one being the Bear Hump which offered pretty amazing views over ...
... etc.). In that moment, we decide to abandon our booked campsite and head for Calgary. In 10 minutes we packed the tent and all our gear, picked up some coffee and pie and hit the road.
At 1am we arrived in Calgary, were greeted by crank-face Arlo, and then collapsed into bed. One of our most spontaneous decisions worked out for the best as Leon was able to sleep in and be coherent for his meeting.
Until next time Waterton Lakes!
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- Free parking