Snake River in Washington

August 26, 2015   Leaving the Smoke in Idaho and Arriving at the Snake River in Washington Leaving Coeur d’Alene when the wildfire warnings were extreme and the winds were picking up gave us a little comfort, but we still feel bad for all the communities that are affected. The Pacific Northwest is dry this…

Dropping down through Idaho

8/20/2015 Coeur d’Alene, Idaho What’s in a Name? Coeur d’Alene, translates to “Heart of an Awl,” which is a sharp instrument used to punch holes in leather, and I guess it was a big thing back in 1878, when Coeur d’Alene was founded. How do you pronounce the town’s name? How do you spell it?…

Fire on the Mountain

August 14, 2015 Hanging Out in Idaho This past week we have used Idyl Acres RV Park north of Bonners Ferry as our home base to explore the area. Our first impressions are holding true – this is a nice quiet part of Idaho to kick back and relax. The elderly couple that built the…

Glacier National Park and on to Canada

August 7, 2015   On Our Way to Canada and Back   Overnight Stops We had two overnights stops while heading north in Montana, one in Billings and the other in Great Falls. In Billings we stayed at Billings RV Park, an older park but nice for an overnight stop and we had full hookups.…