Residence Inn Boise
Travel Blogs from Boise
... then a flight and 4 days in Paris, then back to northern Germany for the last week of the trip. Phew!
We'll add some photos and local history and color to our travel tales too and a map of our progress. Did I mention that we're doing this with only carry-on bags? Rick Steves would be proud!
From the road......
Peter and Kate
... is small but very well done. Beginning with the history of the Basque people in Spain, it describes their culture and lifestyle, mostly fishing along the coast and shepherding in the inland regions. There were large pictures of the Basque region, the people and their festivals. Also along the top of the displays were large pictures of men who came to Idaho in the early waves of immigration. I assume that they were ...
... out in the garden were there are two basement atriams surrounded by flowers. From there we walked into downtown, past City Hall and then started back towards our parking spot as we only had 2 hrs parking. We then drove down Boise Depot to have a look at the old train station and the old loco, Big Mike. The station is now a restaurant but it has a lovely view of downtown from the gardens. To be honest downtown Boise was a bit of ...
... it was a shoe factory. Remodeled in 1928, the first cell house with indoor plumbing.” I re-adjusted my thought. Pleasant, if you are just visiting.
Down some steps and on around the Yard, I’m looking for Siberia. Siberia. The Worst. Stuck back in the corner of the Yard, a windowless white-plastered box; one door. I hesitated just outside. I know that it’s been empty almost 40 years, but what ghosts remain? I barely ...
... glazed? I settled for lamb stew, Arkumi Sukalki, diced lamb with peas and carrots and baby potatoes. I don’t favor lamb, but it seemed the thing to do, as I sat beneath the red and green Basque flag. http://www.lekuonaid.com/
- The biggest Basque celebration is based around the religious feast day of Saint Ignatius of Loyola, patron saint of the Basques ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center