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... to get to the hotel. Finally we see exit 303, turn off, and there's the familiar Super 8 motel sign right ahead. A shower has never felt so good!
There are no places to eat close to our hotel, so we call a taxi and are taken into downtown Pocatello by a rather large but most amusing lady taxi driver who rejoices in the name of Happy (no kidding). She has us in stitches with her non-stop patter. She drops us at the local microbrewery where ...
... 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 ...
... for the maintenance of the human body.
How to Select Your Potato
Select loose potatoes that are well formed, smooth, firm, with eyes, and no discoloration, cracks, bruises or soft spots. Red potatoes and some whites are sometimes treated with colored or clear wax to make them appear fresher than they are. Also avoid "green" potatoes. They have been exposed to light and have a bitter taste.
Potatoes are classified by shape, ...
We started packing up the car this morning around 9:30am and headed to the Green Triangle for breakfast, they don't open till 10m. The food was so good last night that we thought breakfast would be just as good; and it was.
After we finished eating we went to see Fort Hall Replica. This fort was more of a trading post for Indians and settlers especially those heading West.
We then stopped at the local Walmart Superstore and purchased some food items ...
... so obviously we stuff ourselves first.
The first (and only) stop on our trip of the day: Red Butte Garden. It's like a museum for plants. A big botanical garden just outside Salt Lake City. It's extremely pretty and a nice change from all the rock we've seen lately. Take a look at the pictures and decide for yourself.
On we go to to Pocatello. What we already noticed a bunch of times is how people travelling with their RV's also take a regular car. ...