Motel 6 Spokane East
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Anyway, BACK ON THE ROAD!!
Lots and lots of driving now.
Something we are not used to, being from Washington, is that Montana road sides are filled with little white crosses. They are there in memory of victims of traffic accidents. It is pretty scary how many there are. We drove for a couple of hours and I swear we were seeing at least one every 30 seconds or so.
Kind of sad that so many ...
Quick note: I was able to add photos to the Fife day.
We awoke to 46 degrees so our plans to eat at the outdoor pavilion in the park were quickly discarded. I prefer not to have to wear a coat to breakfast. This is Susan's birthday so we HAD to eat out. The names here are so descriptive. We drove from Glacier to Hungry Horse where we stopped at Elk horn Cafe where we had huckleberry soda, a huge portion of cinnamon roll French ...
... out in the middle of nowhere and running out of gas. Wyoming and Montana are desolate at times! I drove through Billings, Bozeman, and Missoula, and made a point to drive into Missoula because I'd heard great things about it. It seems very cool, like a fun college town up against the mountains. It rained off and on for a fair part of the drive through Montana, so the clouds were low and covered some of the views, but I was able to ...
... at us in the face. We stopped in for a quick bite to eat before getting back on the road and it was spectacular. It was almost as good as the Saturdays that I was allowed to eat BK and make fry sandwiches with chicken fingers when I was younger (don't ask). After a drive through Idaho and seeing about 35 signs for the Clark Fork, we celebrated when reaching Washington with a sushi dinner before calling it a night in Spokane Valley. One more day to ...
... of ice cream and some hydration; then I suggest a ride on the "train" that drives through the park; Heidi is agreeable so I buy tickets for our ride. We have at least 30 minutes before we need to get to the boarding area. We walk to the Radio Flyer wagon that has been built the size of a playground slide. Heidi rides down, I man the camera.
The train pulls to a stop at the boarding area. The driver shows us ...
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