Day 14 of 2019 Western US Tour, July 25, Sun Road

Our fifth day in Glacier National Park.
Today we were leaving St Mary Campground, and finally spending the night in the civilized city of Kalispell. That means we will be driving the entire length of Going-to-the-Sun Road from East to West.

Wild Goose Island in Saint Mary lake

Wild Goose Island in Saint Mary lake

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Day 13 of 2019 Western US Tour, July 24, Hidden Lake and Sun Road

Our fourth day in the wonderland of Glacier National Park.
Plan of the day was to visit Hidden Lake (overlook) at Logan Pass, together with a few trails and overlooks on the eastern part of Going-to-the-Sun Road.

Hidden Lake and Bearhat Mountain

Hidden Lake and Bearhat Mountain

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Day Trip to Annapolis

There weren’t many interesting natural sites in winter in the mid-Atlantic region. So for some fresh air, I headed for Annapolis, Maryland on the Saturday of Dec 7 for a more culture-related trip.

Photo with Gov. Larry Hogan's Family

Photo with Gov. Larry Hogan’s FamilyThis photo was accessed from Governor Larry Hogan’s online photo gallery, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. When this material is used, in whole or in part, proper citation and credit must be attributed to the Executive Office of the Governor.


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Day 12 of 2019 Western US Tour, July 23, Hiking to Iceberg Lake and Ptarmigan Tunnel

Our third day in the wonderful world of Glacier National Park. Today, I set off on my own to hike Iceberg Lake and Ptarmigan Tunnel.

Iceberg Lake

Iceberg Lake


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Day 11 of 2019 Western US Tour, July 22, Hiking to Grinnell Glacier

Our second day in the charming Glacier National Park as we hiked to Grinnell Glacier.

Upper Grinnell Lake and Glacier

Upper Grinnell Lake and Glacier

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Day 10 of 2019 Western US Tour, July 21, Two Medicine Area of Glacier National Park

Our first day in the enchanting Glacier National Park as I hiked Scenic Point Trail.

Rising Wolf Mountain and Two Medicine Lake

Rising Wolf Mountain and Two Medicine Lake

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Day 9 of 2019 Western US Tour, July 20, Beartooth Highway

Our fifth and last day in Yellowstone National Park, when we left the park through Lamar Valley that’s abundant with wildlife, and Beartooth Highway in stunning alpine scenes.

Mountains

Mountains

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Day 8 of 2019 Western US Tour, July 19, Yellowstone Canyons

Our fourth day in Yellowstone National Park, spent between majestic Yellowstone Canyon and Mammoth Hot Springs, and some stunning landscape and wild animals in between.

Lower Yellowstone Falls in Canyon

Lower Yellowstone Falls in Canyon

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Day 7 of 2019 Western US Tour, July 18, Yellowstone

Another day of watching various geysers of Yellowstone National Park, with a few wildlife encounters.

Hayden Valley

Hayden Valley


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Day 6 of 2019 Western US Tour, July 17, Yellowstone Geysers

A day spent on watching various geysers in the lower-left corner of Yellowstone’s figure-8 loop.

Overlooking Grand Prismatic Spring

Overlooking Grand Prismatic Spring


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