ALL the Food!

Colorful day… Scrambles!  PDQ!  Roasted veggies!  Cilantro rice!  Quinoa tabbouleh!  Gluten free beer bread (using homemade quinoa beer)!

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Death Valley—Day 1

After a long drive Friday night, waking up Saturday in the desert!

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Searching for wildflowers!

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Liz’s photo…

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Grasses in the desert!

Sea of wildflowers…

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Water!

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Dante’s View…

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Hang Day with Becca

Hike at Hidden Villa in the Los Altos Hills, shopping at Target, gluten free treats at Zest bakery in San Carlos, and stumbled across the Art & Wine Faire, where I fell in love with a couple paintings.  Couldn’t help it, my first art purchase!

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Day 13—Lake Louise

Arriving early, to start the Plain of Six Glaciers hike…

Victoria Glacier…

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Plain of Six Glaciers Tea House!

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Avalanche!

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Walking toward the Lake Agnes tea house…

Made it to 1200 ft above Lake Louise (7000 ft elev), to the oldest tea house in Canada!

Gluten-free brownie…!

Mirror Lake and Big Beehive!

OMG imperial units in Canada!

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Descending back down to the Chateau Lake Louise…

Icelandic poppies…

Enjoying a dinner with a view…

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Lake Moraine at dusk…

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Driving back to camp at Johnston Canyon…

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Day 11—Kootenay and Canmore

After a lovely night in Windermere, we drove through British Columbia’s Kootenay National Park en route to Canmore, Alberta.

Young bighorn sheep…

Paint Pots Trail…

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Marble Canyon

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Arrived in Canmore (near Banff National Park)!

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View from dinner at the Iron Goat Pub & Grill…

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View from our motel room…

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Day 10—Driving to Windermere, BC

Starting in Glacier, stopping in Whitefish for a yummy meal!

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Crossed into Canada!!

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Day 8—Highline Trail!

Starting off early….
Took the bus from Apgar to Logan Pass.

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Prairie dog?

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Mountain goats…

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Bighorn Sheep…

Marmot!

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Lunch break

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7.5 miles!

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Effects of the 2003 Trapper Creek Fire…

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11.6 miles—made it to The Loop!

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Wedding Day

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