Yellowstone Country Inn
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We left Lehi Salt Lake City to head for Yellowstone national park. We started at 8.30am
Rich was the leader ..we went on the freeway ...someone neglected to tell Alister we were heading to Bear Lake ...they took a different exit to us..we could not get over in time.
We ended up stopping at Wendy restaurant ..no breakfast. So we …
... and making noise or struggling has not discouraged an attack, play dead. Curl up in a ball with your hands laced behind your neck. The fetal position protects your vital organs. Lie still and be silent. Surprised bears usually stop attacking once you are no longer a threat (i.e. “dead”).
If you have been stalked by a bear, a bear is approaching your campsite, or an attack is
continuing long after you have ceased struggling, fight back! ...
It was a slow morning after two nights in a bed, but eventually I got moving. I headed towards Livingston to grab a sandwich and a coffee at the Pickle Barrel. Yum! Onward to Yellowstone. I hit construction leading to Gardiner and traffic crawled...another sign that I'll need to have patience for the remainder of my trip. I made it to the Yellowstone gate only to sit in traffic for at least 30 minutes ...
We managed a much earlier (although grumpier) start today and were in the park by 8.30 with significantly less traffic, although there was the obligatory buffalo bull walking along the west entrance road! Our first stop was the firehole falls, then we continued on to the famous prismatic spring. Unfortunately there was too much steam over it to get a good photo, but we still enjoyed seeing the geysers and the fabulous colours ...
... a horse and carriage kicking up dust as it heads to the hotel. You can imagine kids laughing and playing in the school yard as you sit in the bench style desks in the classroom and look out the windows of the school house. Almost all of the over 50 buildings are accessible. Each door opens with a long, age-produced creeeaaak. The simple, mostly wooden structures are preserved bare with no furnishings or wall ...