Gaynor Ranch & Resort
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... we arrived in Whitefish nice and early. We've eaten lots, drunk lots of coffee and not done a lot else. Hoping for some better weather and clearer views to come as we've seen bugger all for days. Matt has been very brave despite his wrist and oozing wounds. Big stars for him says Nadine. We are now camping next to an Australian couple who have motorbiked up from Chile so have done our route in reverse - good to meet interesting people as the weather has been ...
... 6 pm we arrive at West Glacier KOA!, an excellent park. We eat excellent flat iron steak at the restaurant on site. Susan went swimming in the outdoor heated pool. We had excellent showers.
I think we are learning what Pat/John mean by good electricity. We did not have it last night.
we have a tour of glacier NP early tomorrow.
Wildlife sightings: 3 deer and some turkeys
miles driven: 268
Having photo upload problems, will try another day!
... a beautiful reservoir and is really cool looking. We enjoyed learning about the history of the structure and the mechanics. You know how I love a good turbine and penstock. Next, we went to Whitefish and ascended Whitefish Mountain. Took a wrong turn, ended up next to the lake, and then got on the right road. We climbed and climbed and finally got to the village. Think Smugglers' Notch on steroids. We took the ...
... early days the only way to get to the lodge was by boat. There was no road so was tourists arrived at the lodge they would have to hike or take a horse to get into the park. So what I thought was the front of the lodge was actually the back. The side facing the lake is the actual front.
After a relaxing cruise it was easy to have an early night and get ready for the drive to Yellowstone.
We said "goodbye" to Banff National Park and then said "Hello" to Glaciar National Park. This drive would take most of the day and our first destination would be White Fish, Montana. This was a stopover to pickup Kristen's grandparents who made the trip from San Jose via Amtrak Train. Even after going through a long trip, Kristen's grandparents seem to be full of energy to continue towards Glaciar National Park. So within a few hours of arriving, we ...