Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Seattle to Atlanta, Day 1
This is the car we’re driving to Atlanta. I hope it makes it!
From left-to-right: Daniel and Mace!
We were hoping to get started by 6am, but didn’t end up leaving until 10am. Our intention was to drive straight through to Great Falls, Montana, a distance of 655 miles, where we would be staying at the house of Terry and Susan.
As we set off, we got a phone call from Calle. Despite our late departure, we agreed to meet him in Issaquah:
We expected snow in the mountain passes, and that’s exactly what we got! These pictures are from Snoqualmie pass:
Once we got through the pass, the weather was bright and sunny. These pictures are from the Wild Horses monument just off the I-90 highway, one the ease side of the Columbia river.
And here are the wild horses:
More pictures of the Columbia river:
Evidence that we passed through Idaho:
And now we’re somewhere in Montana:
The roads in the Rocky Mountains were icy, and me being a cautious driver, took it very slowly, finally arriving at our destination in Great Falls at 11:30pm.
Here are some pictures from Great Falls taken the following day: