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... young women and a dog looking for a cell signal. We knew from 3 years ago the only cell signal was in the other direction at West Thumb.Their husband/brother was still with the broken down car 2 miles down the road. So everyone piled into the truck. We dropped the sister and dog at the car and took the wife to find reception(5miles down the road). We ended up taking her back to the car after she made her SOS call. We ...
... and visited the gift shop in the Lodge. We then waited for the eruption that occurs "every 90 minutes +/- 10 minutes". It was impressive as always. We decided to sit further away this time so we had a fuller view of the eruption.
We had an easy trip the 30 miles back to camp. Got back and let Tex out for a potty call then went out to dinner at the Slippery Otter Pub. Peg had a lamb burger and Caesar salad and I had the fish fry that our RV camp hostess recommended when we checked ...
... route. We learned that was an ambitious goal.
We had a leisurely morning around the campsite and headed to the West Entrance around 10:00 am. This ended up being the same exact time everyone else wanted to go to the park. We were about a mile out from the entrance winding our way down the streets of West Yellowstone when traffic came to a standstill. I got out, went to the grocery store, bought water and snacks, and easily found the truck ...
... Geyser. Also around areas where the geysers are there are many springs, pools, lakes and other thermal water features. One really beautiful one is the Sapphire pool, it is so hot that only one type of bacteria lives there and so it is completely blue. Just like with a fire, the colors that the pool shows through the growth of different bacteria indicate the temperature. Yellows and oranges are not at hot as the blues. Surrounding the ...
... at pools in all colors of the rainbow. Then another stop at Biscuit basin for some more pools and geysers. Then we went down Firehole lake drive and saw steaming lakes. Finally we stopped at the mud pots. At the mud pots loop the bison were crossing the boardwalk so we had to turn around and go back. Finally we were back on the road. We did laundry and took showers and packed up for the long next day of ...
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