Monthly Archives: July 2012

Touring Spokane

Deer Park, WA Today began very rainy but cleared off in the late morning.  So we decided to head south into Spokane to check out some of the sights. Spokane Falls is the name of the series of waterfalls and dams on the Spokane River in downtown Spokane. … Continue reading

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Into the State of Washington

Deer Park, MT After four days outside Glacier National Park, we have moved into the state of Washington. The final two days near Glacier were rainy, so we didn’t get to do some of the hiking we planned, but since … Continue reading

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Many Glaciers Lodge

Coram, MT On Friday we were up early and on the Harley headed across the Going-to-the-Sun Road to visit the Many Glaciers area.  We entered the park before eight and headed up the mountains. The Going-to-the-Sun Road is very steep … Continue reading

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Glacier National Park: Going-to-the-Sun Road

Coram, MT We drove to northwestern Montana on Thursday and set up home base at North American RV Park in Coram, MT, just six miles from the entrance to Glacier National Park.  Since it stays light so long here (9:35 … Continue reading

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Montana State Prison

Deer Lodge, MT We are staying in Deer Lodge for a layover while on the way to Glacier National Park.  While we chose to stop here because it is half way between Yellowstone and Glacier, we did find a tourist … Continue reading

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On the Road to Glacier

Deer Lodge, MT We left Gardiner, MT, just north of Yellowstone, this morning and headed west on I-90.  Our next destination of an significance is Glacier National Park.  But after ten days in Yellowstone we felt we needed a day … Continue reading

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Final Day at Yellowstone

Gardiner, MT Well, our tenth and final day at Yellowstone has arrived.  Since one of our Sherpa hiking guides has a blister on her foot, a hike was out of the question.  So we got on the Harley for a … Continue reading

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Exploring Yellowstone – More Geysers and Mudpots

Gardiner, MT This morning we left early to try to beat some of the crowds and visit the Norris Geyser Basin.   The Norris Geyser Basin is one of the hottest and most dynamic of Yellowstone’s hydrothermal areas.  It is … Continue reading

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Exploring Yellowstone – Geysers, Mudpots, and Water

Gardiner, MT Yesterday we left early in the morning in the hope of beating at least some of the crowd to one of the most visited places in the country, Old Faithful Geyser.  Over three million people visit Yellowstone NP … Continue reading

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Top of the World – The Beartooth Highway

Gardiner, MT Wednesday morning we fired up the Harley and headed east across the northern part of Yellowstone.  Going through the Lamar Valley we were treated to a sight last seen by Indians and settlers crossing to the west. Yes, … Continue reading

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