The Sleeping Bear Lodge
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Today we continued our westerly progress. Since our planed drive today was relatively short, we took our time and got a slightly later start. Our stay at the Great Northern Inn at Havre was fun. When I looked out the window in the morning everything in the engine terminal had changed. They must have had a busy night while we slept. Our drive was again pretty much parallel with the railroad and we saw lots and lots of trains. Mostly parked ...
... front is so big. We drove up to see the vista of Two Medicine, which was in Blackfoot Reservation territory, and our guide told us a lot about their culture as well. The only sad thing was I dropped my iPad getting it of the bus, and so the screeen is slightly cracked now. Boo. Back at our campground, Kevin made a delicious pork tenderloin slow cooked over the fire, along with packet potatoes. We all had ...
... Wow what an incredible contrast! Check out these pictures:
We were going to ride into Waterton Park (the Canadian version of Glacier Park). But there was a significant rain shower hanging over the park (one of the benefits of the prairie is that you can see the weather well before it hits you. So we kept heading south and missed all but a few drops of the rain. At the border, the guard was about to strip ...
... and maybe a tank of gas in exchange for some fix-it work they might need. Let’s just take off. We need a new adventure. The last one was our move out here to Montana, and it turned out to be the smartest thing we ever did. Let’s just take off.
- You mean like teenagers?
And thus was the birth of ...
... which seems to be an important factor to her) – we were aiming to get a shuttle bus back from the end of the trail that would then take us back from where we parked our car.
Highline trail was ‘what it said on the tin’, a trail that hugged the steep sides of the mountains. In fact, it started on a tiny path carved into a cliff face, with a rope to hold on to so you didn’t fall (or get blown, or pushed) to your ...
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