Waterton Glacier Suites
Travel Blogs from Waterton Lakes National Park
Sunday 13 October
We got up pretty early and walked back to View Point #4 for a final sit and a view. The drive to Holly's along the Bow Valley Trail went well and much to Holly and Emile's surprise we found their place without a phone call. Emile had to go and fix a neighbour's fence post so we had breakfast with Holly; she made a great …
... moved and melted, they formed this beautiful Park. You can see where the glaciers have just pushed the ground away to make big valleys in-between the mountains. A glacier is formed when more snow falls in a year than melts. The remaining snow compacts down and becomes a slowly moving mass or river of ice. Every spring and summer, some of the glaciers melt and feed the many lakes and rivers in the Park. There is concern about ...
... Later in the day as I worked on the computer in the park as the children played I had trouble keeping the screen part of the computer from forcibly closing. I guess huge wide lakes give a great surface for wind to fly.
Mike made pancakes and bacon. We are still getting accustomed to converting to metric and adjusting to the prices. The Canadian dollar is just slightly lower than the US dollar. I believe $1.05 to $1. Prices here ...
... British Columbia. Following this? I purposefully wrote it this way to show how confusing it can be. Waterton is connected to the U.S.’s Glacier National Park and together they formed the world’s first Peace Park, partners in conservation and protecting the unique ecosystems in both parks as well as promoting peace between the two countries. The official title of the U.S. Park is Waterton- Glacier International Peace Park.
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The views at Waterton national park have definitely lived up to our expectations; the glacier fed lakes are amazing and the views of the Canadian Rockies are pretty spectacular. The first day was spent lakeside catching some sun, swimming and reading. However, a 3pm lightning storm (including hail and torrential rain) quickly ruined that idea as we scurried back to the safety of Lola.
The following morning we had planned ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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