2For66

Traveling, Cooking, Reading, and Trains

Wednesday July 11 After a little rest we did a bit more sight-seeing and then met up with more friends at the “Alive After 5” weekly outdoor music event in downtown Boise behind the Grove hotel. We went up to the Boise train depot to see if we could see any trains; it looks like …

Continue reading

Days 12 and 13 (July 10) It was a quick 5 hour, 304 mile drive from Ogen to Boise. The temperature rose from 82 at the outset to 93 in Boise when we arrived at 2:30. Fires and smoke continue to be highlights. As we crossed the border on I-84 into Idaho, we saw a …

Continue reading

Day 11 (July 9)One of our best days ever; even if the drive was not much to be excited about. We left Moab at 8:20 with a cool 70 degrees and headed to Ogden, 270 miles to the north where we arrived at 1:15 PM where it was 93 degrees. Shortly after we left, we …

Continue reading

Saturday July 7 (I think) Once again, I woke up before Carla and headed outside to get some last train pictures before we had breakfast and headed off. But, I don’t have anything special to post. We’d already seen what we wanted to see east of Winslow on Route 66 (see previous post on Holbrook …

Continue reading

Before heading out from Sedona on Thursday morning I set up the tripod to get a picture of Carla, Andrew, and I. He then headed backto Tucson and we headed for Flagstaff, Walnut Canyon, and Winslow. Jake and Sally were also headed to Winslow so they could show us around. We took a quick stop …

Continue reading

We ate breakfast at the hotel in Kingman and checked out at 8:20 AM where it was 89 degrees already. We went into old town to look at the Route 66 museum and hang out by the tracks. We found the museum to be open! There were many stories and pictures by/about the people who …

Continue reading