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- Took a whole day to travel to Lava Hot Springs.
- Eight hour drive over 564 miles.
- Stopped a couple of times along the way to fill the tank up.
- Arrived at Lava Hot Springs KOA in the late evening. ...
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 ...
... geyser was released. After running for weeks, and flooding the downtown area, it was capped and manually released when requested as a tourist attraction. Now it is let loose every hour on the hour by a timed release valve. Its height and volume has not decreased after many years. There are viewing platforms at either end of the travertine mound where the Geyser erupts. Interpretive signs are located on the platforms explaining ...
... 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 ...
... co-eds ahead of us. As it turned out, the girls
were vacationers, not locals. We followed them down over a steep bank to
where the rivers bend just below a large waterfalls. The fact that they were below the larger falls might have been our only saving grace!
Looking back on it all now I realize that this is the point where I failed to follow the
first rule of whitewater rafting,
SCOUT THE RIVER!
The girls were soon off and with more ...