This is a view of the raging Kootenay River in British Columbia. Not far from here, we saw our first bear of the trip. He was right next to the road - just perfect for taking pictures. Someone told me they are so close to the roads this time of year because they love the dandelions - good to know someone does.
Special thanks to Mom for the bear picture and the correct Canadian spelling of Kootenay.
This is MacDonald Creek in Glacier National Park. It may have seemed like a gloomy day to some, but I thought it was just magical. Like all the rivers we crossed on our trip, MacDonald Creek was running very high. A park ranger told us that it gets it's whitish color from the glaciers grinding away at the native stone.
I just returned from a trip up north with my parents and my son. It was heaven. We passed through five National Parks in the US and Canada, and they all had something that took my breath away.
This is the view From the Saint Mary Falls - just above Saint Mary Lake in Glacier National Park. The first couple of days we were there, the clouds were low and it rained a lot. This day started cloudy, but by the time we got to St. Mary Lake, the sun was pouring through.