Friends and More

Friends and More

Friends, Neighbors and Acquaintances Somethings will always be remembered   In my travels I’ve been fortunate to know as well as meet many folks along the way, most will be remembered. Some are friends that I’ve known for some time, others are the neighbors close to my camp grounds I’ve stayed at. Along the way I’ve become friends with a few and of course there are the acquaintances I’ve met briefly at campgrounds, rest stops and the like. Having people that I can relate to with various commonalities is comforting to me. All have one thing in common; there great Read more »

It’s not the Destination, but the Journey

It’s not the Destination, but the Journey

HAVE you ever heard of the saying – It’s not the Destination, but the Journey  – you probably have, But have you ever taken a hard look at those few simple words and what they mean?  I enjoy traveling and all that’s involved. I like to get off the normally traveled path and see where it goes, spend time there and move on. Sounds like a journey to me. A journey with many  destinations laid out ahead and even more ways to get there. This last couple of months have once again proven to me how true those few words can Read more »

2015 National Forest Tour Part 2

2015 National Forest Tour Part 2

2015 National Forest Tour Part 1 – Read More > Caribou-Targhee National Forest I continue with my 2015 National Forest Tour part 2 leaving Craters of the Moon National Monument on my way to Idaho Falls. What a long boring drive through the desert. The most exciting thing other than Craters was the town of Arco and Graduation Mountain that looms over the town. Which is interesting in its self, in a different sort of way I think?  maybe a little? Arco on the other hand “was the first community in the world ever to be lit by electricity generated Read more »

Hells Canyon National Recreation Area

Hells Canyon National Recreation Area

Hells Canyon has been on my mind for some time now and on September 27th 2015 I finally made the trip to the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area via Boise Idaho. After two days and over 400 miles, the scenic views throughout the Gorge held up to their reputation of being spectacular. I connected to Interstate I-84 to the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area (highway 95) to the turnoff at Cambridge (highway 71) and arriving at the Brownlee Dam. Then a short drive and stop at Brownlee, I continued on to the Oxbow Dam. Crossing the access bridge in Oxbow I would stop for the night at McCormick Park at Read more »