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A Gathering of Jeeps

A Gathering of Jeeps

Last evening we enjoyed pizza and live music at Portneuf Valley Brewing in Pocatello, Idaho within easy walking distance then settled in for a pleasant overnight. This morning as we were starting our day in the parking lot of The Museum of Clean we noticed a lone Jeep...

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Meeting Our Hero

Meeting Our Hero

Late in the first week of April 1988 we stopped by a bookstore in a tiny town in South Carolina and purchased a copy of Clutter's Last Stand by Don Aslett. By reading that book, we totally changed our relationship with our things and began the process of becoming...

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Huston Vineyards

Huston Vineyards

On Chicken Dinner Road in Caldwell, Idaho, we found a treasure in the form of Huston Vineyards. As members of Harvest Hosts we were welcomed and made to feel at home. In the Tasting Room we sampled five amazing Idaho wines and decided to purchase some Chicken Dinner...

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Lowman to Winchester

Lowman to Winchester

Landscape of History: The Nez Perce Video In theory the trip from Lowman to Winchester, Idaho takes an hour and a quarter. For us it took more like six hours of driving plus stops. The scenery was fabulous! Riggins, Idaho was a great place to pause for lunch at the...

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An Evening by the River

An Evening by the River

At day’s end we’re at Mountain View Campground Site #5 on bank of the Salmon River just east of Lowman, Idaho. It’s a serene end to a day that had its frustrating moments. After lunch we continued our drive north through the Sun Valley area and on through absolutely...

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Home of the Road Kill Patty Melt

Home of the Road Kill Patty Melt

Our choice of Snow Bunny Drive-In Hamburgers for lunch was based solely on its oh so convenient location on the right side of the highway in Hailey, Idaho. We didn’t even bother to check reviews. But now it’s definitely on our personal map! It well deserves to be...

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Not on Wednesday

Not on Wednesday

See Park Video Ten years ago when we last visited the Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument, the Visitors Center was housed in a temporary building that it shared with another monument. Today we thought we had the opportunity to visit their new location in downtown...

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Idaho Waterfalls

Idaho Waterfalls

There are places in Idaho where it seems water just gushes out of every crevice. This morning we drove the Thousand Springs Scenic Byway stopping to capture the glory while dealing with private lands and light coming from the wrong direction. We have a choice whether...

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Salmon Falls Creek

Salmon Falls Creek

Oh! What a wonderfully relaxing experience! We’ve just enjoyed an hour and a half soak in some incredible mineral hot springs. It’s been about six weeks since we’ve had the opportunity to use our own hot tub so we felt really ready for the experience. We visited...

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Dry Camping at Beauty Creek

Dry Camping at Beauty Creek

This national forest campground in a valley in the Idaho Panhandle National Forest is a peaceful place. The slopes on either side are so sleep that they are near vertical. Only nineteen campsites and most of them occupied by tent campers. While we've had our solar...

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Planning a trip? Dreaming of travel? Perhaps some of our adventures could inspire yours! Over the last several years we’ve had the distinct pleasure of many cross country journeys traveling though the Lower 48 in tents and our various teardrop campers as well as an amazing Alaska adventure that did not involve a camper.

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Arctic Circle Ceremony

Arctic Circle Ceremony

After a few days of exploration in the realm of the Arctic Circle, we aboard the Jewel of the Seas celebrated with a Blue Nose Ceremony and will receive Arctic Crossing Certificates!

Magerøya Island

Magerøya Island

We made it to the Top of the World, or at least the northernmost land mass in Europe, Magerøya Island. On our coach tour we learned much about the natural history and the cultures of this starkly beautiful place.