La Quinta Inn Caldwell
Travel Blogs from Caldwell
We spent yesterday with Jean sharing memories of her husband and completing his shadow box when his flag was placed in its proper place. It was David's and my honor to put this together for Jim and his wife.
Today we visited Jim's grave to pay our respects. It is a quiet and peaceful place with a beautiful ...
... an hour and then crossed the border into Idaho, the last state on mainland USA to check off the list and stopped in a small town called Caldwell, 26 miles from the state capital Boise. We eventually found the Chamber of Commerce and the 2 lovely ladies pointed us in the right direction for a campsite, supermarket and gave us a state map. Now armed with the necessary info, we got some shopping and then checked into a campsite run by a nice Dutch lady. Once settled in ...
Sunday was birthday day in Boise. Started off with some chocolate chip pankcakes with strawberries for a breakfast/brunch as everyone was a little slow on the upstart in the morning. The rest of the afternoon moved slowly along with brainstorming on what to do later and checking closing times of multiple venues, because it was Sunday and we weren't sure about the hours that the downtown area kept.
We finally all left ...
... on the roads there were triple combo freight wagons (ie one lorry towing 2 large trailers - so much freight to deliver.
The land changed as we ate up the miles – forested mountains giving way to endless plains, then to scrub land - ‘wild west’ territory, then more rolling hills. It is amazingly unpopulated with only sporadic habitation – needing huge irrigation systems (and a whole lot of water) ...
... that we can ask each other the difficult questions. After dropping gabby home and collecting my package from the neighbour (thanks Kari) it was off for dinner. The food was lovely, however, the spicy crumbed cod was a bit of a shock! Spicy in 100 degrees are these people crazy???? Again I really appreciate that Marcy and I can talk about all areas without getting the look of disbelief or 'are you crazy to be into that stuff' that you receive from some people. We have ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking