Travel Blogs from Missoula
... us that they like marshy places and there was a small stream right behind us. By the way, today is Miss Susan C's 40th birthday! Happy Birthday Susan! We understand that she wasn't having a birthday without travel included, so she and her family are off on a short jaunt. Good for Susan! We pulled out of camp at 9:30 into a cool and cloudy morning checking in at 63 degrees. Before we headed north once again we did a quick drive through the little town of ...
... there touring the building and watching great videos about the conservation of elk by the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF). What a magnificent animal! Love to hear their bugling during mating season.
After lunch we went to Walmart to get provisions ...
... in and the lot was only 15% full, but that small group was frantic! I soon realized there were big horn sheep in the parking lot licking a fluid off one of the parking spaces (I tried to convince myself it was Gatorade not antifreeze). Folks went nuts taking pictures (not me!) – at one point there were six sheep about nine spaces from my car, just licking the pavement and looking at all the crazy tourists.
Bryant took off work today to take all of us down to the Bitteroot Mountain range south of Missoula. It is a very a very ruggedly beautiful range of mountains following the Bitterroot River (good trout fishing).
We visited the Hidden Legends Winery close to Hamilton, Mt. They make a great Mead (honey) wine ...
... time. While eating pizza we finally managed to catch some Olympic games. Of course,
American coverage is a little different than what we are used to, but still got to see some
gymnastics and swimming. We gave the kids a much needed bath. (I don't even remember the last time we bathed Josephine). Then it was off to bed for everyone. We are all super excited at the thought of going
to Yellowstone tomorrow.The Olinskis
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center