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Today was a big driving day. We headed out of the Northern Entrance through the Roosevelt Arch at Gardiner and into Montana, otherwise known as Big Sky Country. We followed the Yellowstone River for a fair while even after leaving the national park. Rafting companies were common as well as plenty of fishing shops, locations, etc. The further that we went into Montana the country side opened up and their seemed to be more ...
... stickers on older trucks. Lots of buyers from Canada, just seven miles away. Not
a bad deal until the property taxes push the natives out. People here
make less than thirty-thousand per year and not many make that.
That takes care of Friday and Saturday,
except for the group of young men and women, forest fire fighters,
who came down to the river late Saturday afternoon. It didn't take
long to see they were not locals. Some were recent vets, ...
... July. Instead of getting upset, they decided that since the outside looked like Christmas they would decorate the inside for Christmas. They did and celebrated Christmas. The Park service continues the tradition in their honor. Glacier does it in July and Yellowstone in August.
Well after sleeping in I decided to take a Red Bus tour instead of driving myself. The Red Buses have ...
I took the boats back to the Many Glacier lodge and my car. I drove on to St. Mary and the start of the Going the Sun Road. I drove to Rising Sun and did my second boat tour on St. Mary Lake. This tour had only one stop with a short walk to a water fall. It was a crazy windy, cold day and the water was very choppy. We had waves breaking over the boat at times. Good thing I had my hoodie with me so I won't get cold.
By the time ...
... Saturday there was rock and roll music in the park and Sunday it was Mozart in Depot Park, Depot Park is right in front of the Amtrak train station a major hub in the cross country rail system. Here are a few pictures of my favorite town in western Montana. ...