Prince of Wales Hotel
Travel Blogs from Waterton Lakes National Park
Glacier National Park info: http://www.nps.gov/glac/index.htm
Grinnell Glacier: http://www.hikinginglacier.com/grinnell -glacier.htm
Waterton Lakes National Park: http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/pn-np/ab/watert on/index.aspx
Rogerkarr stayed here on Jun 23, 2010 during their trip titled: Yellowstone/Grand Tetons/Glacier National Parks June 2010.
... considering I've spent enough autumns here to know how unpleasant it can get). The day I moved out of town for the season, it was a nice, sunny, clear, blue-sky day. The air temperature was a balmy 10C (~52F). And the wind was, of course, howling at about 40km/h (25 mph).
As we drove around town one last time, we noticed about a half-dozen vehicles belonging to tourists and travelers. We said goodbye to the three dozen people still living ...
... is a 7 story Swiss Chalet-like Lodge and when you enter the hotel, the first real view you are drawn to is the wall length windows exposing the blue green waters of Lake Wateron and the mountains surrounding it. A spectacular sight rivaled only by the view I remember from Lake Louis in Banff which we will see again in a few days. Jackson Lodge was breathtaking. Waterton is unreal. It looks like a painting too perfect to be real.
... a wall. They were happy. Life was constant and no one dare turn around for fear of harm. Normalcy was security. But then one person wanted to know what was behind him. He believed there was more to living and no longer wanted to be restrained by only what he saw in front of him. So he turned around.
He saw space and with that greater movement. Sure there were fears but he overcame all the fears of new things and learned to use his ...
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