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... who were also staying in Minneapolis for the night but by the time we were checked in it was after seven and the idea of getting back in the car and battling our way across town to have dinner accompanied by rather tired grumpy children was not so appealing.
We did decide to leave the hotel to find some fast food because we didn't want to be there any longer than needed. We had two rooms next to each other so we split the kids and headed to ...
... with some lovely pictures.
Once the kids had been bathed and unwound they were put to bed.
The rest of us had a beautiful chicken dinner with lots of fixings. It was a rare treat to have meals cooked for me so i relished it. The fire was lit in the open fire in the lounge which added to the atmosphere. Before long it was past bedtime for all, all in all a very special day with close family and my sisters new one.
We watched the bears during their feeding time and they seemed like intelligent creatures who given half the chance would take a peanut over a human, though I am still wary of them.
Next stop was the International Wolf Centre to learn more about these other misunderstood creatures. Whilst we had not spotted any in the wild during our national park odyssey they had probably spotted ...
Drove 246 miles in 5 hours.
Awoke to a dreary, cold and rainy day, weather that I think is more typical here than the previous two hot sunny days. We were strapped in for a long drive anyway so luckily for us it didn't really matter.
Our usual picnic lunch en route was foiled as we were too cold to eat outside of the car, so had to make do ...
... off we went to Kettle Falls! The Kettle Falls area has been a meeting place for generations, starting with the native people who lived in the area and traveled and traded with each other all along these hundreds of miles of waterways.
Later came the voyageurs, the French Canadian fur trappers and traders for whom the park was named. Loggers, gold miners and finally tourists followed. We had lunch at ...