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... of the Moon.
* Lots of photos
*Fantastic memories with my wonderful husband, Tony, even after 10 day of being on the road and in close quarters. :)
Would we do something like this again? ABSOLUTELY!
Thanks for checking out our travels here. Hope we inspired you to take a similar road trip seeing this great country of ours.
Linda & Tony
... off, when I got to Lewiston I just wanted to crash. Unfortunately I didn’t realize I was now in the Pacific time zone – I was ready for bed and it was only 7:30! I saw two two maple trees today, probably the first ones since Minnesota or North Dakota. I’m expecting things to get greener as I continue the westward push tomorrow. I’m ready to leave this arid landscape behind and see trees ...
... and how. The idea of an upper river trip was abandoned pretty quickly. The lower section had been run a couple of times by everyone already, and it seemed like a pointless risk to run an unknown stretch of river with an unproven crew.
There was a lot of last second wrangling to figure out who was going in what boats, who was actually showing up, and what gear was available. I was really lucky. Since Coco was a no-show, I got to use the Al’s ...
... standing on the sidelines more often than I would like to be.
I got a good chance to help pretty quickly though, when everyone found out I knew how to drive a truck and back up a trailer. This qualified me to “run shuttle,” which involves driving the empty trailer downstream to the “take out” so that the boats can be hauled back to the campground.
The truck I got was an old diesel Dodge with a manual transmission and a loose front end. It was ...
... idea because getting up to the pass was no joke. The road got steeper and steeper till I was pushing hard to make it up in my lowest gear, and it was a little much for my right knee, which has been a little stiff lately, to work so hard without warming up properly. The weather got crazy too. It doesn’t seem possible, but I am sure that at one point it was raining, snowing, cloudy, sunny, dry and clear all at once. That seems contradictory, but if you hang out up ...