Super 8 West Yellowstone Lionshead
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... bubbling due to carbon dioxide, though at first I thought it was because of heat. We walked around on the walkway for about an hour or so seeing (in my opinion) the best sight of the day, then got back in the car to go to the Mammoth Hot Springs.
At Mammoth Hot Springs we went up on a walkway that went up, up, up and finally reached the hot spring. The hot spring looked like a mini waterfall that was all white and trickling down ...
... t much. Bear two (the chaser) eventually left. Then bear number three managed to coax bear one out of the tree. Up to this point, we thought all three bears were male. Well, at this point it became apparent that bear one was a female and bear three wanted to mate! Things almost got steamy, but the female decided to play hard to get and walked away. Of course, the male gave up, she started pursuing him. They wandered back into the trees, and that was the end of the ...
... This hill was bit longer and stronger, but we made it. There was a nice view of the Teton range, and the historical sign confirmed for us what we had previously heard - that the romantic french trappers named the tetons, a french word essentially meaning breasts. After long months in the wilderness, I guess you imagine all kinds of things in what you see!
After a rest, we decided we would go a bit farther on the ...
... against a tree. We spent one night of our stay huddled together in our many layers of clothing as we listened to one of the park rangers tell tales of the parks history. She spoke of tough trappers who had spent months in the snow to apply their skills to catching beavers who's pelts at the time were in high demand as they were used to make the aristocrats top hats. Among other stories the stiff brimmed ranger also spoke of a man called Truman C Everts. After ...
... the Old Faithful. It erupts every 90 minutes for about 5 minutes and attracts the highest number of tourists: We see mainly Chinese now.
Since it is getting cold, we decide to take a break and hot drinks at lobby of the historic Old Faithful Inn built in 1904. The interior is all made with tree logs, all the beams and the stairs, everything. Really unique. It has a pleasant decadent feel to it that invites to read, play ...