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August 2012 Blog Posts (6)

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Added by Untours on August 31, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

Morning Ballet on the Yellowstone

A flock of geese slowly and gracefully glides just above the surface of the Yellowstone River and disappears beyond the mist.  Yellowstone National Park.  July 15, 2012.  7:41am

Added by Bill Kover on August 20, 2012 at 9:04am — No Comments

Entering the Lake Yellowstone Hotel, July 11, 2012

These were the sights and sounds that greeted us as we entered the Lake Yellowstone Hotel, prior to having a special dinner to celebrate our 42nd Anniversary. We could not afford this place for dinner on our honeymoon in 1970 at Yellowstone. Back then Eleanor prepared our dinner on a Coleman stove in the bathroom of our room at Canyon Village....hot dogs and beans. That was the first meal she cooked for us as newlyweds.…

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Added by Bill Kover on August 14, 2012 at 1:54pm — No Comments

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner at the Mural Room.

Meals during vacations can present opportunities to meet interesting people as well as views that please the eye.  The meal experience may even surpass the events of the day out in the wilderness.  At the Mural Room in Jackson Lake Lodge the servers that take your order and deliver your meal are experienced professionals, all from various states in the U.S.A..  However, there is a second level of helpers whose job is to keep your water glass filled, clear the table at the end of the meal and…

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Added by Bill Kover on August 13, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

The search for Lake Eleanor.

It was July, 1970, our honeymoon.  We were on the first big adventure of our lives.   Everything we encountered was new to us.  Everything after that was measured by that first experience.  Our first encounter in Yellowstone was a gravel road, off the eastern entrance road.  It led to a small lake.  We stopped to take photos.  There was a sign.  It read "Lake Eleanor."  What are the odds?  It was as if magic was in the air.  Eleanor posed while I took a photo. …

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Added by Bill Kover on August 9, 2012 at 10:51am — 5 Comments

The grave of Sacajawea

In 1995 on our second honeymoon to Yellowstone, we celebrated our 25th anniversary at the Lake Yellowstone Hotel dining room. After our meal, while visiting the gift shop, we fell in love with a statue of Sacajawea. We purchased it. On our trip this summer we had the chance to visit the actual grave of Sacajawea at Fort Washakie, Wyoming in the Wind River Indian Reservation. That's what we did on our way home.  This is who she was:

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Added by Bill Kover on August 1, 2012 at 6:38am — No Comments

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