Howard Johnson Missoula MT
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- Hot tub
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Smoking rooms available
- Refrigerator in room
- Outdoor pool
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Hello from Missoula, Southern Montana.
They let me in!
I crossed the border then continued on the Chief Mountain shortcut. This must be the US, there's even a butte. I think that is actually Chief Mountain.
And to make me feel even more at home, this road was unfenced. So there was heaps of cow dung and even cows, mostly Hereford, to dodge on the road. At one stage, I remember singing along to that Dana Lyons tune about ...
... and the captain explained that though the boat was built in the 1920's, the engine was a modern diesel from the 70's, had 50 horsepower and burned fuel at a rate of about 1 gallon per hour. Not bad!
As we cruised along, the captain explained some of the ecology, and told stories about how the park and lodge were started. We did find out that the reason the water is such an aqua blue is that the ...
Checking out our list of interesing things to see we picked the Smokejumper Base located at the Aerial Fire Depot by the Missoula International Airport. We were given about an hour or so great tour of the role of the smokejumpers. Currently 85 smokejumpers, consisting of men and women from many walks of life, work at the base. Ranging in age from early 20's ...
Another work day for Bryant, so Keith and I headed about 20 miles East of Missoula to a Ghost Town named Garnet located in the Garnet Mountain Range. Sign along highway:
Between 1890-1900 the city of Garnet was a boom town of over 1,000 residents, seeking ...
... in Missoula and served as the wrestling coach.
Julie and Rainer returned for visits to Missoula in 2008 for Rainer to received a distinguished alumnus award and in 2009 to attend Brian Sharkey's wedding. Brian was Rainer's master's thesis adviser and one of our first authors at Human Kinetics. His books have sold hundreds of thousands of copies for us.
We had dinner this evening with Brian and his wife Ann.