Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Hiking in Waterton National Park

In this family, we really enjoy the great outdoors and hiking up in the mountains is one of our favorite things to do. This past Canada Day it was a free pass to get into the Waterton National Park and so we packed a lunch and took the hour and a half drive out of the prairies to the Rocky Mountains.

Despite a day of very mixed weather; cloudy... windy... rainy... sunny... we still had a wonderful time hiking up to Bertha Falls. It took us about 3 hours because of all the times I wanted to stop and take photos!

The scenery was breathtaking... so much more so since it is so rare that we get to enjoy the mountains, lakes, trees and wild flowers.

Not to mention the fresh and woodsy scent of lush forest!

We are so glad we took the time to go... even if I am 30 weeks pregnant and a little slower in my walking than usual!

Such a beautiful way to spend our Canada's birthday... I love this country.

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  1. It is something we love to do too Katrina. I didn't get to do that this holiday weekend, so thank you for sharing your lovely hike!

  2. beautiful, Katrina, simply beautiful!

  3. You photographs really show how lovely that park is! Just lovely! And at 30 weeks pregnant you are lovely!!

    Have a wonderful week!!

  4. Hi Katrina
    Wow the scenery is wonderful, Ive never been to Canada but would like to one day.
    Looks like you had a day full of memories, and you are looking really lovely and blossoming beautifully. Amazing really how quick a pregnancy can go when you have other young children to raise and nuture.
    These last 10 weeks will fly by im sure.
    I love reading your Blog its so uplifting. Thanking You for allowing me to read a bit of your life and be uplifted.

  5. Wow, just wow! The photos, images of God's creativity and gift of beauty. Thanks for sharing. Hope the rest of your pregnancy is glorious!

  6. Hey! When did you do this? Just before going to CHWK? Must have been when I was in the states.
    You're just like me. Eyes trained to the ground and the foliage. I have to remind myself to look up and see the bigger picture. But oh! the flowers!
    Very good pictures!

  7. 30 weeks, and you look so beautiful!


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