Powder House Lodge
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- Free parking
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We started today with driving on the Needles Highway. This is a beautiful drive in the Black Hills. Even though these are not quite mountains, the Black Hills has a beauty all their own. The hills look black from afar, thus their name. This drive was called Needles because the rock formations look like needles. There was even one that looked like …
... up the whole way (guess that shows how much of a city girl I've become!). And where there are cows, there are flies - meaning that I had dozens of splattered bug all over my windshield. Gross. I made it a habit to clean off the glass every time that I stopped for gas. I don't understand how people ride motorcycles out here. Getting pelted in the face by bugs just doesn't seem like fun at all. But driving through ...
... fried chicken were the main entrees. Smiley faced potatoes, a great cole slaw and biscuits filled out the menu.
A lecture after dinner discussed Mt Rushmore and how the monument was built using a small scale model and how that was used to "scale up". We finished by having a family exercise where each family used a small figure and scaled it up to a larger scale drawing. You will have to be the judge about our attempt to being artists!
To bed by 10 as tomorrow is another busy ...
... Pittsburgh Pirates at Busch Stadium. What a treat. St. Louis fans are great, as was the stadium, and we ventured over around the 8th inning to this new fan complex right across the street from the field. And it too was great. There was a huge screen for watching the game (imagine the biggest TV screen you can possibly imagine, and then multiply that by 20 and then double that, and that’s how big it was). Now why would anybody walk ...
... amazing sight! It was awe inspiring to see the Presidents carved into the rock. We had dinner overlooking the monument. We hiked around the trails to get as close as possible to Mt. Rushmore. Our day was full of rocks-beginning with rocks formed by nature and ending with rocks carved by man.
Tomorrow we're headed to Colorado. We'll stay in Estes Park-a part of ...