We were so impressed and excited about seeing all the Bison in Hayden Valley that we decided to go back again for a second day. The lighting and the fog weren't quite as impressive, but it was still pretty amazing to see all those animals in such close proximity to each other.
It was a bit of an afterthought, but Louise pulled out her video camera just as we were driving away...
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For our second day in Yellowstone we decided to get up early and hit the highway right away instead of cooking breakfast at the campsite. There is a gas station adjacent to the Canyon campground so we went there for fuel: gas, coffee, tea, milk, and cinnamon buns. We wanted to be on the road in the early hours of the morning in order to have the best chance at seeing big game (and of course for … Continue Reading ››
After Mark & Chantal’s Wedding in Sarnia we drove through Algonquin Park to get to the cottage, and we took some time out to do a couple of short hikes. We stopped at Hardwood Lookout and at Spruce Bog Boardwalk. Both were beautiful and definitely worth doing, but it made for a much longer drive than we expected…
Waterton is an incredibly windy place and the wind howled all night the first night and most of the second day too. We didn't let that get to us though and we went out and enjoyed the park anyway! We checked out downtown Waterton in the morning and had lunch at the lake shore with a nice view of the Prince of Wales hotel on the hill across the lake. Waterton is a cute little town (population 70 in the winter) with several nice hotels and inns.
The Prince of Wales is very old and castle-like, and since it was up on the hill you can see … Continue Reading ››
The Adventures of Louise, Sean, Melanie, and Andrew. A Collection of Photos and Movies from our lives….