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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Refrigerator in room
- Non-smoking hotel
- Microwave in room
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... In no time at all it seems, we are over the border and into Montana.
The Kootenai River
Our first real stop is a place called Kootenai Falls. It's a short hike to a very fast flowing and large river and some nice waterfalls. The hike is easy, and the only real workout is from a large set of stairs after crossing a bridge over some train tracks.
After a short walk, there is a split in the trail. One ...
... seat, she would move you name everyday 2-3 seats and for getting off the bus she had a bear or a moose depending on which country we were in (bears for US and moose Canada) on the window hanging down and that side would get off first. We traveled 345 miles to Spokane. We crossed the Columbia River and took some smoky pictures from the forest fires in Washington. We passed the Rock Island Dam on the Columbia River. We had lunch at McDonalds ...
... I had breakfast as I waited.
In Los Angeles I rented this Chrysler 200 for the day. I had just asked for a small car, I got a convertible!
When we were in LA the first day of our last trip Janet had wanted to see the big 'Hollywood' sign on the hill, we got caught in traffic and didn't really know where to look, but this time I had time and ...
... revealed ours to be the only cross country bikes. Are we getting the hint? And so, it was onto the lift. The expert trail A-Line is truly world class. There are jumps and drops that are 15 or more feet in the air. Wow! Should we take A-Line on truly inferior equipment? Actually in a rare moment of clarity I actually opted for an intermediate run called B-Line (what else) and we headed for it. It is a flow trail without jumps or drops. In a word, spectacular. ...
... scene you expect when you think of Montana: gentle stream, rocky and curving, aspens alongside, and pines behind, marching up the mountains, and those mountains as far as you can see. The wildfire smoke was less obvious in the horizontal morning light.
We passed through the Montana State University Experimental Forest and saw a "Thinning Demonstration Area". Tied in to our continued discussions on this trip about ...