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... spin on it. He spoke in Lakota privately to one woman who was presumably a Lakotian Indian and also sang a private short song to another after speaking with her also. Then he got down on his knees and sang a sweet song to a scared 5yo girl. Then my turn to have a hug and a few emotional words. He's the 6th generation grandson of Chief Sitting Bull and his name is Jumping Buffalo (50yo). He was also saying that the life expectancy today of an Indian male on ...
... There was also a prairie dog town that had an underground bubble that let you pop your head up right next to them. We enjoyed Reptile Gardens and would recommend!
From there we went to Bear County USA. This place was great! It is a drive-through wildlife park with a walk through area at the end. We saw many animals in the drive through portion - elk, reindeer, big horn ...
... this wasn't nearly as impressive as Mt. Rushmore to me, maybe because of my heritage, maybe because they just have so much more to do compared to what appears to have been done in the last 66 years since the project was started.
We moved on to the town of Custer where we gassed up the Prius and bought some burgers (plus sweet potato fries, drinks, and peach cobbler and bread pudding for dessert) to take to a picnic spot for lunch. ...
... up straight away to go and meet friends in our favourite burger joint, JL Beers. On a random note I think I convinced Angie to make pumpkin helmets for her and her dogs this Halloween. Should be funny to see. We had a good laugh with Angie and Wanita and ended the night with a root beer float. Glad to get today over with as it's a boring ride that I'm never keen on. Can't wait to get further east were it turns pretty.
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Calamity Jane was a frequent sight in Deadwood and was buried next to Wild Bill. Today, there are about 25 casinos in downtown Deadwood.
We drove through the famous town of Sturgis where over 500,000 people with motorcycles party "hearty" for one week.
We saw White House Down, The Lone Ranger and Red 2. All get a Thumbs Up!
Okay ... off to Billings ... more to come soon!
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