Waterton Lakes Lodge Resort
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... after Heather and Walker - who were hiking pretty fast.
We drove to Waterton after that, which was another hour or so. We got hung up a little bit at the Canadian border because a busload of tourists was just ahead of us, and because I was bringing Mace into Canada and that didn't qualify as bear spray as far as they were concerned.
We did actually see a bear at the hotel when we got here. This hotel is beautiful on the outside and in ...
... to resemble French or Swiss chalets.
The Chalet was named for the then Prince of Wales, the popular Prince Edward, who later became King Edward VIII. He was wildly adored, even after he was de-throned for marrying an American commoner (the audacity!).
... gets suspended in the runoff water. Unable to float or settle, the particles absorb all the colors of the spectrum except blue giving the water its distinct color. It looks cold and it is. We waded along the lake edge but not for long since the icy water made our skin tingle.
Back in the tour buses we retraced our steps through the mountains and back to the hotel. Along the way, we spotted two mountain goats hopping in ...
... most likely to ask him or her what was going on. Fortunately, we had our passports so we were good to go!
After dinner, we decided to take a drive to Red Rock Canyon to see if we could find some wildlife. As we got a couple of miles off the main highway, we see a grizzly standing on his hind legs! Too quick to catch a picture, but plenty of time to watch him having is evening meal of grasses and berries. We ...
... when I see signs warning about animals, I don't really expect to see any. I was wrong about this. There were 3 times when we had to stop and honk at several cattle in the road. Thankfully there was not a ton of traffic on the road so we could pass the cows without problems. But yeah, it was pretty crazy to see cows in the middle of the road. And then we almost ran into a fox. We were ready to get to the ...