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Pam & I in Alberta harvesting a moose.

Pam and I harvesting an Idaho Elk.
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13 Fishing Snitch Descent Inline Ice Combo with Quick Tip (Click on the pic for more info and to buy)

 

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Mr. Heater Portable Buddy Heater (Click on the pic for more info and to buy)

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Hunting The Wapiti
This was what I was after, but not that big.  Notice the cape and the low slung belly.  I did one of those years ago and my wife still reminds me that he was not the best eating.  This animal was almost 600 yards when I got the picture.   Many biologists believe the name “wapiti” (WAA-pi-tea) is a Shawnee Indian word meaning “white rump,” an appropriate description for the elk’s large rump patch.  This is the animal I set out to hunt in eastern Idaho southwest of Yellowstone in Montana on October 8th.  The reservation was made in mid January and at that time, it was hoped the weather would be tolerable.  Two years ago a hunt was planned with outstanding results, and last year we hunted moose, and the weather could have not been better. This year the warnings went out for Montana, the Dakotas, and Wyoming for severe cold, high winds and lots of

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Have some real fun, Go shoot some Gators.  They taste like scallops.
Another Idaho Elk

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Clam Nanook Fish Trap Ice Shelter (Click on the pic for more info and to buy)

 

 


The Grand Finale to the Adventure
The Isle of Skye On this day we had a full day of sightseeing with an excursion to the Isle of Skye, considered to be the loveliest of all the Scottish islands.   The Isle of Skye is the largest and northernmost of the major islands in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland.  The island has been occupied since the Mesolithic period, and its history includes a time of Norse rule and a long period of domination by Clan MacLeod and Clan Donald.  About a third of the residents were Gaelic speakers in 2001.  The morning rides were exceptionally beautiful as the heather was just starting to bloom.  The Heather was just starting to bloom.  In the more mountainous areas it was really blooming.  Highland Countryside We had lunch on our own in Skye and it was outstanding.  Fish and chips with a side of slaw were outstanding.  There was an enormous piece of cod and it

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Twenty-one Days in Britain (The Finale +2)
The flag of Scotland We took the train from London Glasgow to join the next segment of this adventure.  Now for senior citizens,  like ourselves, this is a bit of an adventure in itself.  The cab ride to the train station was uneventful, but the drivers do not take American money and the credit card system in the cab was not working.  We just barely made the fare and left the driver a tip.  We had bought the tickets in advance and all we had was a sheet of paper with some number on it.  Entering the station there was a group of kiosks that seemed like the place where we should go.  It was.  Entering the numbers produced tickets just as we had ordered.  Next step was to figure out where to go.  Fortunately the station has people working there that must look for people like us who look totally lost.  It is the

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Twenty-one Days in Britain (Days 8-15
This is heaven for Pam as she walked the beautiful gardens in this magnificent estate now in trust for the world to see and appreciate.  On this day we embarked on a comfortable coach ride through the splendid British countryside- a landscape which English author Ben Aaronovitch described as being  so photogenically rural.  Along the way we stopped at Bodnant Garden a historic horticultural gem located in North Wales. We have time to wander the paths of this beautiful estate and smell the flowers.  Then we continue on to the seaside resort town of Llandudno for the next two nights. This is how the landed gentry used to live.  Our guide told us that many of these enormous estates were now in a trust and maintained for the public to enjoy.      All we have shown here is four pictures, but we took over 40 as we strolled through the gardens. Checking into our

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