S: The Great Northwest
BC: A wonderful trip filled with laughter and love
FC: The Great Northwest | May-June 2011
1: Seattle, Washington | View from the Needle
2: Seattle Harbor
3: Frontier District of Seattle. Full Underground Tour including banks (teller cage) and a brothel. Pictured are the four highest paid hookers - note the man in drag wearing black !
4: Nancy Nipples at the Market
5: Pikes Public Market
6: Leavenworth, WA | Dry Falls was once the largest waterfall on earth. It was four times the size of Niagara Falls.
7: The Old Mission Church built by hand in 1850. | Old Mission State Park in Cataldo, Idaho was built in 1850 by Jesuit priests and the Coeur d'Alene Indians
9: Glacier National Park and Lodge in Montana
10: Glacier National Park was created by glaciers thousands of years ago.
12: Continental Divide
15: Buffalo Native Museum in Banff, Alberta Canada Natives used moss as diapers - talk about being green !
16: Fairmont Hotel in Lake Louise | Our dinner cruise was canceled due to the frozen lake!
17: Forest fires from over ten years ago still devastate the land
19: The Triple Continental Divide at the Icefield is the only place on earth where the glacier melts into three separate oceans: Pacific, Atlantic and Antarctic.
20: Grizzlies, Black Bears, Big Horn Sheep and even some Clydesdales were found in the great northwest!
22: Can it get any more beautiful than Patricia Lake??
23: Beautiful Views of Pyramid Island featuring Ron and Mary Seymour and Jack and Ellen Woodard
24: Mt. Robson is the tallest mountain in the Canadian Rockies
25: Sun Peaks Resort, located in the Cascade Mountains in British Columbia is a skiiers and golfers paradise.
28: Vancouver, British Columbia Olympic Square where the Olympic torch was carried and displayed.
29: Lion's Gate Bridge | authentic native wood carvings | Glass blowing demonstration with amazing results
32: Vancouver's public gardens are filled with beautiful flowers
33: On our way to Whistler, British Columbia where the 2010 Winter Olympics were held
35: Whistler Village was so much fun. The chairlift went from sunny and 70 degrees to 4 feet of snow. We then boarded a gondola that took us from Crow to Whistler Mountain. Some people didn't quite understand that snow attire does not include swimsuits and flipflops.
36: Shannon Falls is the highest falls in B.C. Nearby is Stawamus Chief Mountain which protects massive granite cliffs - the largest in the world.
37: The Olympic torches were lit to honor the Vancouver Canucks in the Stanley Cup Finals. Unfortunately, they lost.