Super 8 Motel Pocatello
Travel Blogs from Pocatello
... cold. So sorry about the weather.Despite this we saw some wondrous sights-
-hotpools for bison
-berry eating bears
-the iconic Old Faithful
-and finally the osprey over the falls
We drove out to the Craters of The Moon NP and did a bit of lava ...
... Surplus MC1-1B. It was done after a test drop of a 55 gal. Drum in a T-10 parachute harness and canopy was used. Multiple successful jumps were conducted without incident or injury.
Adjacent to the south end of the bridge is a parking area with a visitors' center, which allows for easy access to the bridge. To the east, along the south rim of the canyon, lies the dirt ramp used by Evel Knievel when he unsuccessfully ...
... suggested we check out site 32 on top of the "mountain". This was the nicest campsite we have ever had in all our years camping! 360 views of the area and beautiful views of Snake River. The temperature was absolutely perfect mid seventies, no humidity and NO BUGS!!!!!!! A nice bbq dinner, an adult beverage (ok, maybe 2) and sleeping with all the windows open, PRICELESS!!!!!!
... in miles, "City X: 100" is 100 miles and it's more like 1.6 to 2 hours away...****! Now multiply those distances to 200, 300, etc, and it's even more "****!"
(2) I hit 8000 miles driven so far on this trip, today. I also crossed back into the Mountain Time zone...meaning that I lost an hour from Pacific again and my body's complete confusion about WTF time it is continues.
See today's pictures below.
... since I didn't know where the ball was going -- it was too early.
We had a great time and enjoyed the view from the club house patio with our drinks afterward.
Larry & Marilynn have been great hosts.
Take a look at some of the golf course holes in the pictures.
We leave tomorrow to go to Jackson Hole, Yellowstone National Park and will stop someplace along the line -- maybe Billings, MT if we make it that ...