Travel Destinations

Grand Coulee Dam, Washington

While in Spokane, K’s sister J and her husband J joined us on a day trip to Grand Coulee Dam. This dam is the largest creator of hydropower in the U.S. and is even wider than the Hoover Dam. Not only does the dam have the ability to create such a large amount of hydropower,…

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Lolo Hot Springs and Missoula, MT

The last couple of weeks have been a whirlwind.  We have been visiting with family almost the entire time and have also been really active.  Now it is catch-up time! After our stay in Arco, ID, we continued north to a little tourist trap called Lolo Hot Springs.  It was about a 40 minute drive…

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Flowers of Idaho

These flowers posts are becoming a trip tradition. We can’t stop now! Here are pictures of Idaho wildflowers. There is actually a new app for Craters of the Moon National Park, called Flowers of Craters of the Moon that one of the park rangers showed us. So you can see why many more pictures are…

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Experimental Breeder Reactor 1

Just down the road from Craters of the Moon was this little gem.  It is a building on the outskirts of the land that is sectioned off for Idaho National Laboratory (which is HUGE.)  EBR-1 was the first nuclear reactor in the world to generate electricity, way back in 1951.  It was decommissioned in 1964…