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We had a slightly later start than planned (seven) because there were no tents to take down and everyone opted for breakfast at an Ihop (International House of Pancakes) a couple of hours into our 5 hour drive, Matt as ever managed to order the largest dish on the menu and still ordered sides! Worth the wait to try these pancakes but probably won't bother with them again... Arrived at cowboy town Jackson, Wyoming ...
... well maybe a pre-zen garden. Bleak, black basalt, cinder cones with struggling pines and the ever present sage. Not much in the way of wildlife, a undersized chipmunk, and a bird or two, no doubt living off the spoils of tourists. No wonder the Apollo astronauts trained here. It's a moonscape. You would think after millions of years the rock would be a little more weathered. No, except for the sparse vegetation, this lava field looks like it could have happened a few weeks ...
Using our temperatures , it was 5 degrees this morning when we set out and windy. Sun was shinning though. Quick tour of the town, gas then headed out for Atomic City. More rolling country, irrigated, and crops and Lucerne. After a while the farms stopped, wind picked up, and the temperature didn't. Got to the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory. This is a massive expanse of land, nearly as big as the Great Salt Lake. As the name ...
... and jobs, to be interned at this and other military holding camps--constituting the single largest forced relocation in U.S. history.
Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve, Arco, Idaho. "The surface of the moon as seen through a telescope" is how geologist Harold T Stearns described this area in 1923. In 1924 President Coolidge used the 1906 Antiquities Act to proclaim the 750,000-acre ...
... her little A frame Camper. I hadn't seen her for about 10 years....So we caught up with the latest news with both Jane and Patti. That was cool to catch up. Patti lives in Haley and knew the area so took us to the Hot Springs, fish hatchery and we had a nice dinner at the Riverboat Restaurant, where Vicki was very nice and made Bill & I he special coffee.....All in all it was a great day and now I will have a riding partner to help fight the winds and to get lost with......
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