Travel Blogs from Thompson Falls
... a life changing experience.
A few miles out of town and along some winding gravel roads we arrived at what we thought were Graves Falls. Not only were we disgusted at the empty beer cans, we were also concerned at finding large bones scattered around. And I'd seen bear warning signs. Not to be daunted we pressed on and eventually found the falls we'd heard about. The water was crystal clear and cascaded ...
... a certain air of neglect about it. I had a huckleberry milkshake. It was delicious but not only was it huge it was so thick the straw stood up. I shared it.
On the way to Thompson Falls we detoured to Hot Springs to look at more thermal activity. Whoops. We didn't find any hot springs (that was the name of the town) but we did see a few sights that left us in a state of bemusement ...
... Ladder Toss, also known by other names- Hillbilly Golf, Testicle Toss. Check out at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ladder_tos s
Saturday 27th July
A full day today. We did a 20km bike ride on the Hiawatha trail. ...
... br> better luck than the motel situation. A
moment ago, we were driving in a valley with wooden fenced ranches surrounding
us on both sides of the highway when a Prong Horned Sheep leaped over the fence.
It crossed the highway just beyond the car in front of us. To say the least, it
has been a wild drive through this rugged wonderland. Llamas, deer, sheep,
horses, cows, and ox have been spotted and we have only begun our trip into
... the home of grunge, Nirvana and Pearl Jam. (And he did get the t shirt! to prove it).
So we stuck another pin in another map and chose a place called Wallace for an overnight stop. We must be good at sticking pins in maps (or pin the tail on the donkey, remember?) because we struck gold again with this one. Wallace turned out to be a characterful little town which looked like ...