The Scandia Inn
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... be rotated amongst the willing.
The initial rapids were quite tame so hopes were high for the post lunch leg as we were advised that the rapids were wild from that point on....and they were!
Had a great afternoon, both Karen and I had turns on the individual kayak which was a totally different (and better) perspective. There was bumps and slides and waves ...
... in the distance the terrain quickly changed from orchards to flat brown prairies with the huge rocky mountain range to our left in the distance. As we veered off to the right onto ID-12 I hoped we would get some respite from the hills only to be confronted with a sign saying 99 miles of windy roads.
Granted it wasn't mountain driving as we were tracking the Clearwater Creek's meandering path though it was just as bad with single ...
... woman. Anne had previously spoken to me about her; she's been in State legislation, she's built lots of land, etc. On her property, she bought and housed the plot of land and created the roads on it too. She named the roads after each of her daughters and one of them lives in this beautiful house on the edge of the lake. Her name is Margaux, and it's her house that Lydia took us to visit. We were welcomed by two dogs, and eventually Margaux who was ...
... knowledge. We are so compatible that we are planning a trip to Alaska with them next year.
One of our "fish guy" pals stopped what he was doing and came over to offer his hand as a sign of good will and a good bye. We had a great time working with all of the employees and hosts. The fish people are responsible for all maintenance at this beautiful hatchery. We hope that our efforts as volunteers have reduced their work load just bit.
Once in our warm ...
Nice to have another late start. After breakfast we headed off with our swimming togs to a natural hot pool about an hours drive from McCall. It is in the middle of no where and not a tourist attraction so it was lovely to soak up the nice warm water. It was cold again today, about the same temperature as yesterday and more snow on the mountain tops, so it was hard to change into togs. Once in the water it was hard to get out but well worth the visit. On our way ...
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