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Aug 16, 2013 - Smoky Wood River Basin

We are still in Idaho and in an area called Wood River Basin. The biggest cities in this valley are Bellevue, Hailey, Ketchum and the Sun Valley Resort. Some of you might remember that Ketchum was the place where Ernest Hemingway lived (on and off over the course of his life time), died (by suicide) and is buried. Ketchum and neighboring Sun Valley resort are very hoity-toity towns with multi-million dollar homes, expensive shops and restaurants and let’s not forget a world-class ski resort. Ketchum is also the gateway town to the Sawtooth...

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Aug 12, 2013 - Ax Murderer?

“You’ll be passing through our area. We have power and water and a place to park– you’re welcome to stop by and stay for a few days.” I had made a post asking about road conditions on a forum specific to our RV model and received that response. It was 2008 and our maiden voyage. We were quite surprised to receive the invitation. We couldn’t believe that someone would make an offer like this to complete strangers. We accepted but wondered what kind of people they would be. We joked – what if they were “ax murderers!” Or maybe some kind of...

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