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Travel Blogs from Cheyenne
... though RVs are too big to get through the tunnels. This is where Doug came in. A volunteer, it was Doug's job to ferry visitors in RVs to the top of the bluff in his car. As we were the only ones there at that particular time, he gave us a private tour, and showed us all the sights from the top.
Then it was back in the RV and on to Cheyenne where we were staying the night, filling the propane (gas) tank on arrival.
The only unfinished business we had in the US was ...
... back over on the other side. I have attached a video so watch it and you will see that the cars coming toward us are on the wrong side. We finally made it to the campground and it was nothing spectacular but there aren't many choices. We hooked up and jumped in the car to go see the car show downtown (that is the reason we came). It was really a car show included in the Summerfest carnival and I think the whole town was there. The park was huge and ...
... partially restored as a National Park, Fort Laramie… anyone remember the TV show? This lies some 80 miles NE of Cheyenne, and is not the city of Laramie which is to the west.
Also along this N-S line is Kaycee (Powder Junction in the Longmire series), and home of Chris LeDoux well known in the state as rodeo champ and recording artist. It is also home to “Wild Man” who builds custom rigs for saddle bronc and bull riders… and ...
... cold on Friday because of a rapid shift in temperature and declined the invitation to come along (it turned out that neither Gina nor her mom went to see the cattle drive the next morning). So, I took Gina home, and we agreed that I would return for a second day of sightseeing the next morning at 12 am. What an interesting day it had been!
(It's getting dark, so I will post just one photo and then continue the blog in the morning.)
... beautiful. We didn't have to go through a metal detector here or in Lincoln NE, but we did in Des Moines.
A special note about Chief Washaki, who's statue is prominently placed at the entrance of this capital. He lived to 102 yrs old, and was respected by everyone in this territory. As the sign states, he was a very good man to all who knew him.
Other places to stay in Cheyenne
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