Driving Through Idaho and Oregon

The drive home from Glacier National Park was a different, “scenic” route. Much longer. Through Missoula, then into Idaho and through some great scenery into Oregon. After seeing the mountains and canyons in Idaho, Hells Canyon is probably the next big trip I take. Breathtaking. And seeing it all at sunset was divine. I didn’t … Continue reading

Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park, St. Mary Lake, 6 Sept. 2013. A beautiful, blue, clear lake. Afternoon thunderstorms were the norm for the trip. The first full day was a driving tour, a clockwise loop starting from Apgar Village, taking Going-to-the-Sun Road, 89, 49, and US 2. The above scene was a “please pull over asap!!” moment. … Continue reading

Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

On the way to Glacier National Park (4 Sept. 2013), I stayed the night in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. It’s supposed to be a resort town. It reminded me a lot of Petoskey, MI, where my grandparents live. The town is pleasant, and friendly. And the lake is beautiful. There were restaurant options for vegans–not much … Continue reading