Travel Blogs from Soda Springs
We slept late this morning and awoke to a beautiful blue sky day so we headed to the downtown and just walked around and took a few last pictures. Just as we got back to our car it started raining again so we went back to our room. Listening to the TV they were talking about lots of rain and flashfloods. Since we are not totally familiar with all the street names in ...
... into a covered booth to talk to a vendor and the rain started coming down. Thank goodness we brought the umbrella with us. By the time I was finished the rain stopped. We never had to use the umbrella. We walked around a bit and looked at what the other vendors were selling to our disappointment there weren't many. I guess the weather was keeping them and customers away. We grabbed a bit to eat and sat down to watch the pole ...
... and 20% solids.
*An 8 ounce baked or boiled potato has only about 100 calories.
*The average American eats about 124 pounds of potatoes per year while Germans eat about twice as much.
*In 1974, an Englishman named Eric Jenkins grew 370 pounds of potatoes from one plant.
*Thomas Jefferson gets the credit for introducing "french fries" to America when he served them at a White House dinner.
*According to the Guinness Book of ...
... see them coming. The downside is they are huge enough to see them coming!!
We exited Yellowstone through the south right into the Grand Tetons! What a spectacular sight! We now LOVE Wyoming! The icing on the cake was the gorgeous town of Jackson Hole. There's a golf course and a spa...we are making plans to return.
That's where things got odd. We were all well and good till we saw the "Welcome to Idaho" sign! Say what?
Yep, we ...
... not have ever seen this valley.
Caribou Mountain, at 9803'' and the second highest in Idaho, provides
a wonderful backdrop to the marsh.
After eating the dust from cowboys in
trucks, rodeo moms in SUVs and cattle hauling eighteen wheelers
making their way around the refuge, we made it back to the
highway(Rt34) without much of an idea about where we would spend the
night. We knew of camping on Blackfoot Reservoir near Henry, operated