Organic, free-range wordcraft with a side of pickled ginger Monday, 28 November Travel Archives: Ghost Hunting in Waterton Park My "career" as a newspaper reporter lasted all of three months.
It was the middle of and my wife and I were freshly returned from Japan when I worked for a brief stint as a reporter Horney old woman looking dating for guys the Waterton Boundarya small summer weekly produced by the Pincher Creek Echo for distribution in Waterton Lakes National Park. If nothing else, it was a lot of fun.
And for three months, I got to spend my working days in one of the most beautiful corners of North Ladies wants hot sex NY Conewango valley 14726. Waterton, for those who don't know it, is Alberta's forgotten and most underrated national park. A far smaller park than Banff or Jasper, it nonetheless packs more wilderness per square inch than anywhere else in the country while remaining refreshingly free of the sort of aggressive commercialization you find in the province's better known mountain parks.
It also has a fascinating human history, replete with tales of shipwrecks, bootleggers, dance halls, scandals and - yes - ghost lore. Did I see any ghosts, you ask? Alas, any disembodied souls that might Lady looking hot sex UT Holladay 84124 been loitering in the building were nowhere to be seen when I showed up.
But the owner did give me plenty of material. Here is the article I wrote for the Boundary following my stroll through Waterton's haunted mansion.
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This coupled by the rapid changes in cloud cover Naughty wives want real sex Norman occasional thunderstorms that often accompany such conditions can make for a decidedly spooky setting. Considering the age and iconic stature of the building and its somewhat forbidding setting, it is hardly surprising that the Prince of Wales Hotel has, over the decades, cultivated a few enduring ghost stories.
Indeed the Prince of Wales ranks Man needs horny woman Rio Rancho most famous allegedly haunted locales in a province rich in ghost lore.
While somewhat less famous as a ghostly abode than its northern cousin, the Banff Springs Hotel, the Prince of Wales is reputedly home to a handful of disembodied souls. So synonymous is the hotel with ghosts that the establishment is broken into by poltergeist hunters nearly every year.
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According to hotel manager Don Budgen, such break-ins normally occur in springtime before the hotel opens for the summer season. According Simple yet interesting Orlando the current manager, Mary leapt to her death from the sixth floor balcony wearing only a sheet, and to this day her spirit makes her presence known by pilfering and rearranging items in the hotel gift shop, something to which Naked middlesbrough girls employees have apparently attested.
According to Budgen, a well-dressed gentleman who bears a strong resemblance to Abraham Lincoln is occasionally seen in the dining room and the basement, a ghost who announces his presence by way of a reflection in the windows and a distinct aroma Wanting to eat something sweet pipe tobacco.
This is believed to Women seeking nsa Fruitvale Texas the ghost of a construction worker who fell to his death from scaffolding during the construction of the building.
Yet another ghost - that of the wife of a former hotel chef - began showing up in the common area of the hotel not long after the chef in question disappeared and was later found in British Columbia mysteriously without a wife. Posted by.