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Well we arrived in Denver at 7.10am Wednesday 7th August 2013, was a good flight from Honolulu a little bumpy on the descent to land. We found a so called café for so called food have definitely had better. Had a wee bit of trouble trying to find our tour person, but in the end a lovely yanky gent let me use his phone because I couldn't work …
... booths ... 'Murica! **** yeah!
Dodging the giant RVs we made it across the entire length of South Dakota today, stopping at Mount Rushmore for fun. I was expecting a tourist trap, but I also figured there would be some decent hiking around the monument that would not be accessible to all of our fellow road travelers.
Unfortunately, the only pathway around ...
... is right there alongside the trailer in which the Fast Four resides.
While I was there, Pedro made a call to Frank Morris at Columbus. The next morning I called in on Frank and his wife, Robyn... Frank had lots to show me:
This rig has set a record on the salt at 260mph. Naturally a lot of experimentation has gone on to get it there!
... sign, 'You are entering Crow country'.
Driving on without stopping anywhere here, I was getting closer to Wyoming all the time... and I had to stop and snap this:
And then I was entering Wyoming:
Those distant mountains had been in view often and for long periods, at one point they stretched right across my horizon. At the north-western ...
... but calmed down when he got to shoot the rifles. He said he was more comfortable with the rifles.
I had a go at a hand gun and a rifle and then the automatic. That was enough for me. Darryl had a go as most of the guns but had the most fun with the automatic.
We were the only ones at the range and the owner came out and asked if someone could shoot at a target the size of the bottom of a 600ml water bottle. Jenny said that she could do it, so he told us to wait a ...