Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Back in the U.S.

We left Waterton Lakes with some regrets - the weather on Monday was much better than Sunday's, and the boat cruise would have been less weather-challenged.  But it was a pleasure to have a hearty "Welcome home!" from the ICE Border folk as we crossed the border on Chief Mountain International Parkway.  We skirted the east side on Glacier National Park, mentally putting camping there on our future adventures list.

On across Montana, marveling once again at its beauty - mountains and hills everywhere, with fascinating patterns and textures from pastures, hayfields, and wheat fields in various states of harvesting, combined with ever-changing terrain and shadows from the ubiquitous white puffy clouds.  We ended up in Gardiner, just at the northern entrance to Yellowstone National Park;