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Travel Blogs from Newell
Early rise for us all & into our sprinter van for the day! Weather not great so our lodge owner Dan offered to be our tour guide today to Mount Rushmore & beyond. Of course George joined us as we had all become rather attached to him like a puppy. Guess what first stop was Spearfish for a hearty Perkins breakfast where we ate normal America fair a plenty & discussed some of the differences of US & U.K. Dialect, biscuit v scone, jam ...
... to get a lawn chair and out Meanwhile I feel for the people in Deadwood and Sturgis. Living in San Clemente I can understand what it's like to have people invade their town but these people are limited in social skills. I think 50 weeks of the year they don't see many people before they are invaded by all the motorcyclists from all over the world. I saw Mecian representation, heard Portuguese ...
bringing thought to the song... Oh give me a home, where the buffalo
roam, where the deer and the antelope play (I think those are the
lyrics). Maybe it was writen about Wyoming, very pretty countryside.
June 16th – Day 43
Devils Tower is a National Monument,
rising out of the ground in the middle of nowhere. Ancient legend is
that Indian Maidens were playing ...
... found it was the remains of the Aladdin Tipple, apparently the original reason for the existence of the town of Aladdin. It was a curious looking building, and having no idea what a tipple was, I turned to my trusty Wikipedia. It turns out that a "tipple" is a building that covers an opening in a coal mine where the mining cars dump the coal down a chute in the tipple to an awaiting railroad car. Learn something new everyday!
... the Notch Trail was 1.5 miles, and was expected to take over an hour, and the Window Trail was short and would only take 10 minutes. We decided to drop the Notch Trail and go for the Window Trail, and when we got there, the Door Trail was right next door so we did them both.
So now we've done all we're gonna do in Badlands National Park, so it's off to the hotel. The temperature began to drop, and the clouds began to look more ominous ...