Each month, write a new collection.
The trip to MontanaWhen I was eighteenMy dad paid for meto go on a trip to MontanaThe trip was the historicaltravel of the expedition Lewis andClark took when they were appointed by President Jeffersonto explore the routeof westward expansionThe trip was the most memorable experienceof my life as well asinformative to the historyand the kayaking rivers of Montana, Wyoming and IdahoWe kayaked ten rivers of the westward explorers of the Louisiana Purchase which was bought from France for the real estate for little to nothing. The expedition met resistance with some Native American encountersBut they had a secret weaponA guide who was also a Native named Sacajawea which saved them from being killed and paved the way for explorationMy guide was my dad's footballcoach, Ortmyer, who was a friendand now mentor of mine and was themain reason I believe my dad wanted me to take the trip.Being a school class for historyand physical education, I receivedfive units that cost $800. dollarsin tuition. My dad did not go on thetrip but had his own Alumni experiencefollowing ours which lasted a monthThe trip was an adventure and one my dad wanted me to go onI did not hesitate when I was told I could go. The fact my dad was taking the same trip every Summer for years in the past made him want me to havethe growth and excitement alsoand the time with Ort made it all the more reason to attend