Red Lion Colonial Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Microwave in room
- Refrigerator in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Room service
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... before going to our restaurant, the Mediterranean Grill. We ate on the patio - the meal started unpromisingly with the waiter spilling water but quickly turned delicious - good house salads, delicious baba ganoush, flavorful paella for me and tuna kebab or Charlie. We brought home a piece of raspberry cheesecake that we haven't had yet as well. We topped that off with a good bottle of Spanish wine - quite a ...
... more about this in my update tomorrow. We returned to the hotel and then walked to dinner to the Celtic Cowboy. There was a great selection of Irish beer and food. There was even a group playing Irish music. July 12th: Today was spent biking the Riveredge Trail, that follows the Missouri River from Gibson Park, downtown Great Falls, to Rainbow Falls, with intermediate stops at Black Eagle Falls and Dam, Giant Springs State Park and Lewis and Clark Interpretive ...
... hopped on the 12 towards Helena. It’s a little bit of a climb, and as I start nearing the top of the pass, I noticed the rain becoming increasingly slushy. I panicked, and my eyes darted to the external temperature gauge in the car. With each drop in temperature, my panic increased. Yes, I drove through snow for about 10 miles. Fortunately, there was only a light dusting on the road despite terrible visibility and intense snow downpour (perhaps today was the first day of ...
... but things pretty much went to plan today. True we had to haul all our gear and our bikes up a steep ditch this morning in bitterly cold sub zero temperatures to exit our wild camp spot, and Nadine got angry with Matt because he was being too slow after his hands got frost bite and stuck to the bikes and tent poles, but after that, it was a fantastic day. We cruised up to the Continental Divide - with Matt in full gloves, hat, jacket - and then cruised down ...
... to begin with). We camped at Arrow Lake, with mountains all around and the sound of a cascading waterfall nearby. I was happy to get by without any bear encounters (my anxiety level was quite high when we were hiking out before sunrise).
Day 51: Camped on Seeley Lake, played frisbee on the beach and made dutch oven pizza for dinner.
Day 52-53: Hanging out with our good friend Matt in Helena! His mom is super sweet and is letting us stay at their house!