We also encountered close to a dozen sections of road work,
Coming around a bend, I spokked two large elk grazing just of the highway. Unfortunately, we were by them before Debbie could grab the camera and take a shot.
Five miles short of the Idaho state line, we pulled off at a rest area. Aside from some ground squirrels which taken up residence,
Then the climb … almost 1,000 feet over just 4 miles …
Once out of the moutains, we dropped down to just over 2,000' above sea level (the lowest we'd been since before we left Pennsulvania) as we crossed the central part of Idaho's northern panhandle. Eventually, we reached scenic Lake Coeur d'Alene.
About this time the odometer on or motorhome crossed the 60,000 mile mark!
Soon threafter we crossed the Spokane river and into
and the city of Spokane … back to a big city of 220,000 … almost more people than in all of the towns and cities we've passed through since entering Montana.
A large cathedral.
Just four miles after topping off our gas tank we arrived at our campground for the evening.
This evening while watching some television, we glanced out the window …