My friends from California (Bruce, Raven, Ellen) found a campsite for us to watch the Eclipse almost a year ago. It really was an wonderful choice. Aspen Grove Inn https://www.aspengroveinn.com/ near Heise hot springs just outside of Ririe ID. Some of us got there on Saturday, with others showing up throughout the day on Sunday. There was lots of good food, conversations, entertainment, etc… Quite overwhelming really.
One of the things I really love about camping is the ‘set decorating’ aspects. Shanna and I borrowed a tent from John and Bill. My tent is too small to accommodate two monster cots. And it doesn’t have a screen ceiling either. Shanna and I left the rain fly off the tent so that we could watch the stars at night, that decision was AWESOME.
The eclipse was amazing. I loved watching the sun turn into a crescent. What I was not expecting was the overwhelming emotional response to the flash and darkness of a total lunar eclipse. It really was indescribable. I’m already planning on going to the 2024 eclipse over the USA, and if I have the means…