Monthly Archives: July 2018

Cody, Wyoming; not their first rodeo

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We visited two museums in Cody; the first was in the historic downtown area and called The Dug up Gun Museum.The visit was suggested to us by a cowboy re-enactor. The cases are…

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Looping in Yellowstone on the way to Cody, Wyoming

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The bright sun and the heat of July have made it to the Northwest. Fortunately, there is virtually no humidity (still hot just not so sweaty). We left Idaho and stopped to hike…

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One potato, two potato, three potato…Happy 4th!

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When in Idaho, go to Blackfoot and visit the Potato Museum. The outside of the museum welcomes you with a giant baked potato with sour cream and a pat of butter.Your entry to…

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Pioneers from Hells Canyon, Oregon to the Moon Craters of Idaho

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The eastern Oregon landscape is astounding. The canyons are very deep, carved by the Snake River. There are lush verdant valleys and stark hillsides of mountains. We headed up from the base of…

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The Ape Caves…no monkey business

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Mount St. Helens is a somewhat dormant volcano. It last erupted in 2008; more memorable was the deadly eruption in May, 1980.A discovery of lava tubes near Mount St. Helens was made in…

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Friday Harbor, where every day is FriYAY!

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Situated in the northwest corner of Washington State, the San Juan Islands are gems that attract visitors, adventurers, salmon and Orcas.Spanish explorer Francisco de Eliza visited the islands in 1791 sailing under the…

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Crossing Washington (the state)

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The road through Washington from Spokane to the ferry port in Anacortes took us past canyons carved by the Columbia River and a huge wind turbine field, which helps to power more than…

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