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Oct 7, 2014 - Going East
From KOA Lyman, WY We have started our trek back East. Let me recap the last week. We got back from our cruise on Sun., Sept 27. Monday morning we left Chehalis with Bill coming down with a virus. We drove to Baker City and stayed in the same campground that we stayed in on our way to Washington. We just pulled in, ate and went to bed. Left early the next morning and arrived in Pocatello around 5. Parked the MH in front of Patrick’s house and Patrick took Bill to the doctor and got drugs. That night I came down with the virus, so Tues....Jump to full entry
Sep 11, 2014 - California here we come!
We left town early -- early, that is, for two old retired folks. We hit the road around 8:30 in hopes of missing the predicted snow at home. There were two options for a route that would get us eventually to northern California -- I-70 through our pretty mountains (but where it might be snowing) or I-80 through Wyoming (where there's nothing to look at). The northern route was fairly uneventful -- some drizzle and fog but no wind until we got to Rock Springs, and that's the best one can hope for on that road. The high point of day one was...Jump to full entry
Sep 8, 2009 - Fort Caspar and Independence rock, Wyoming
This morning we went to the Fort Caspar museum. It was a great museum telling the struggles and sorrows the early settlers went through as they moved through the West. This was an important stop on the Pony Express trail, and was also a route that the Mormons used as they headed towards Salt Lake City. You can always tell which towns were started by the Mormons because they designed their main street to be wide enough to turn an ox cart around in. As we left Casper, we headed South and stopped at Independence Rock. This was a hugh granite...Jump to full entry