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... and they all went into a pasta dish and were yummy too.
But we didn't live completely off the land while in Hope. We just had to sample a piece of coconut cream pie from the DIscovery Cafe. SUPERB!!
While in Hope, a phone call from Evan and Linda delivered the welcome news of their official engagement! Here Here!! Cheers! Congratulations! Our family is expanding!
Tucking Hope away in our hearts, we left our ...
... clearance in the wheel well to get the tire off. With the new axle and the raised camper, it should have worked to just jack up the side with the flat and get it changed without difficulty. But that didn't work. We still had to do it the old way, and even then we didn't have the clearance we needed to get around the wheel well and get the tire off. The left side would drop but the right side wouldn't. But Shane kept at it and finally was able to get the old one ...
... no combat.
It was a nice peaceful float, with nobody around for most of the trip. Sarah did get bored for period of time, therefore ruining the "peaceful". I think Sarah would have preferred "rafting" as opposed to "floating". Once we floated to our end point, the guide had to walk to the overflow parking to get the van/trailer, load the raft on the trailer and then drive us back to the office.
It was a nice trip and I ...
Today has been a little nostalgic knowing we only have 2 more days on this wonderful adventure. We left Homer this morning thankful that we visited this cute fishing village---it was one of the top towns on our trip. Ben said this morning that I needed to ask all of you in South Carolina if you remember Hurricane Hugo, well that is about how the wind blew all night. Little Winnie was rocking all over and I kept waking up wondering if it was ever going ...
... vegetation getting higher and higher, Sherry repeatedly saying "I think we should go back", a stumble over tree roots, a handful of prickles and one "Bloody Jeff" later and we went to the real trail.
Much nicer and easier granny track all the way to the base of Byron glacier. And when I say base, I mean you can literally step off the rocks directly into the snowy glacier then stand there in your t-shirt while you're surrounded by ice. ...
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