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Travel Bug Dog Tag Travel-Prince of Wales Hotel TB1a

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Wednesday, 23 December 2015
Texas, United States
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Please drop this item in rural OR Premium Member Only caches.  Do not place it in an urban cache or abandon it at a caching event.  Transport the bug in the original plastic bag for as long as the bag lasts; the bag keeps the trackable clean and prevents tangling with other items.  Otherwise, take the travel bug anywhere you wish.  No permission is needed to leave the U.S.

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About This Item


In the fall of 2015 my wife and I made a trip from Texas up through Wyoming, Montana, Alberta and British Columbia.  I am always on the lookout for something to convert into a travel bug.  This is one such item, purchased at the Prince of Wales Hotel in Waterton (see photo upload).  I should add that the photo on the travel bug is not the Prince of Wales.  It is Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine Middleton on their wedding day.

The Prince of Wales Hotel is located in Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta, Canada, overlooking Upper Waterton Lake, near the Canada-United States border.   Constructed between 1926 and 1927, the hotel was built by the American Great Northern Railway to lure American tourists north of the border during the prohibition era.  The hotel was named after the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII), in a transparent attempt to entice him to stay in the hotel on his 1927 Canadian tour, but the Prince stayed at a nearby ranch instead.

The Prince of Wales Hotel enjoys the distinction of being the sole establishment among Canada's grand railway hotels to have been built by an American, as opposed to a Canadian, railway company. The hotel was designated a National Historic Site of Canada by the Canadian government in 1995.

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Tracking History (14621.1mi) View Map

Retrieve It from a Cache 12/27/2018 CachingFoX retrieved it from ★ Event im Feuchter Industriegebiet IV ★ Bayern, Germany   Visit Log

I retrieve it on my event.

On May I can bring the TB back into the USA.


Discovered It 12/27/2018 eiertante117 discovered it Bayern, Germany   Visit Log

Gesehen auf den Event in Feucht bei Nürnberg

Discovered It 12/27/2018 Svenja2003 discovered it Bayern, Germany   Visit Log

Heute beim Event gesehen.

Dropped Off 12/27/2018 Erazzor77 placed it in ★ Event im Feuchter Industriegebiet IV ★ Bayern, Germany - 11.66 miles  Visit Log
Visited 12/26/2018 Erazzor77 took it to Sooch Amoll! Bonus - Antworten von S_Hoch_3 Bayern, Germany - 10.99 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 12/24/2018 Erazzor77 retrieved it from little BiGaEvent # die 8. # Weihnachtsedition 2018 Bayern, Germany   Visit Log

Vom BiGaEvent in Nbg mitgenommen.
Danke fürs mitbringen.
Gruß Erazzor77

Dropped Off 12/23/2018 greenwicht placed it in little BiGaEvent # die 8. # Weihnachtsedition 2018 Bayern, Germany   Visit Log
Visited 12/23/2018 greenwicht took it to little BiGaEvent # die 8. # Weihnachtsedition 2018 Bayern, Germany - 22.55 miles  Visit Log
Visited 12/22/2018 greenwicht took it to Blaue Zipfel Event Bayern, Germany - 3.31 miles  Visit Log
Discovered It 12/17/2018 Reißbeiß discovered it Bayern, Germany   Visit Log

Beim Forchheimer Event in Heroldsbach gesehen, danke fürs zeigen wünsche weiterhin eine gute Reise.

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