Super 8 Motel Pocatello
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Continental Breakfast
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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on my way home. Good weather all day in the 80's, brief showers this evening. Drove to Idaho Falls but some event is going on so no hotel rooms to be had. Backtracked to Pocatello. Plan to go through the National Forest to Rock Springs and down to Grand Junction from ...
... 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 ...
... 9,700,000, and the original cantilever bridge to the west was disassembled.
The bridge is named for I. B. Perrine, who spearheaded the early 20th century irrigation projects in the Magic Valley region and is largely credited as the main founder of Twin Falls.
The 1st documented jumps from the Bridge were in 1987 by 3 residents of Twin Falls (former US Army Paratroopers) who static line jumped the bridge ...
... I didn't stop for much in the way of photography, but today's drive did include fully mountainous terrain as well as a lot of time along plateaus; plenty of nice passing scenery. I did stop for one particularly amusing photo (left), which I also posted on my Facebook...and as predicted, it elicited a wide range and large number of responses whose content you can probably guess.
A couple of logistical ...
... reached Salt Lake City there was a torrential downpour which was snarling traffic. The rain was falling so fast the drainage systems of the roads couldn't keep up which means slower traffic and a couple of inches of water on the interstate. The rain continued for the next 150 miles until I reached Pocatello, ID.
For dinner I went to a new restaurant called the Thai Kitchen. The food was very authentic and reminded me of my trips to ...