An Idyllic Spot

Today (Sunday) was a relatively easy 28 miles thru the town of Darby to Sam Billings campground.

At the grocery store we stocked up for a few meals and talked with a Texan named Mike who was heading in the … Read the rest

Beary Scary

We must have slept well because we didn’t hear the bear that our campground neighbor said was growling nearby. While we were eating our big breakfast at the cafe in Bigfork, the newspaper headline said “Four Grizzly bears killed…” This … Read the rest


The train often has some interesting characters and this time was no exception. Dolly, the gregarious grandma told us fun stories of her 100+ cruises and tours. Unfortunately we also had a drunk 5150 (that’s cop talk for a crazy … Read the rest