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- Swimming pool
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Non-smoking hotel
- Concierge desk
- Microwave in room
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We saw a lot of interesting things today. Although we saw Old Faithful, it was from a long distance. There was about 11/2 hrs to wait for it to blow when we got there, so we decided to take a walk on the boardwalk. The colour in some of the pools is caused by the microorganism living in them. That colour of the pools can change because the …
... went onto Canyon Falls which is a large waterfall. Further on we visited Lower Geyser Basin Paintbox ....then the Prismatic Geyser known as the eye of the earth. The ultimate was the famous Old Faithful Geezer we had about 20 mins before it erupted, so we had lunch in a rustic restaurant whilst waiting. What a fantastic sight it would have been too good to miss. ...
... having given up on the Grand when it reached a D8. Victor had unfortunately taken a different path but I was able to show him the video.
In the end, we learned that no matter how much we want it to be otherwise, nature remains unpredictable. We still had the best day living in the moment, appreciating the beauty of the area, and being rewarded by the unexpected.
p.s. We later learned that the Grand geyser did erupt after ...
... the big show. Once it started there was about 10 minutes of spouting, and a lot of time of steaming. There were tons of other geysers to see as we walked the boardwalks, some erupting, some steaming and some doing nothing. We walked quite a bit of the area until Kaeleigh had to go to the bathroom and we headed back to check out Old Faithful Inn. Of course, no vacation of ours is complete without multiple stops for ice ...
... cold all the time. Also, another awesome purchase!! After lunch we stopped at Terrace grill and got some ice cream! This was probably one of Harlie's highlights of the day :) Next stop...Lamar Valley!! This place is known to have the best and most animals. We saw lots of buffalo, pronghorns, and deer. Harlie was such a good girl. Yellowstone was a lot of driving every day and she did a great job at reading ...