Travel Blogs from Valentine
They weren't forecasting any storms for 5 days so we decided to drive over 300 miles north to Nebraska to see the Greater Prairie-chicken display on their Lek, this amazing spectacle only happens for a few weeks in Spring so we had to give it a go. We headed to Valentine which is north of the refuge to make some enquiries, we booked the blind and looked forward to our ...
... all along Main Street.
Loved how Gordon-Valentine radio station, "The Twister," broadcast interviews with all the politicians who were out there out over Main Street for all to hear. I was happy (and relieved!) to have been the only politician who knew the answer to the "stumper" question -- "Which end of a bull gets up first when he rises from laying down?" -- with all my years in cattle feeding, even though it took me a second to mentally picture it, ...
... Fairgrounds. It was a dessert/auction/benefit for the Heart Fund, and what a success! I wore my red tie and Dawn was in a pretty red dress, so we fit right in, and had a wonderful time.
Finally, we relaxed in our room at the Niobrara Lodge, and rested up for a big day tomorrow at the Bull Bash!
... to Niagarra Falls. In a country that commercialises the be-jesus out of everything, to park for free when visiting one of its foremost iconic sights may have to be rated as superior to the sight in question itself. Yes, dear donors, the parking at Niagarra Falls was unbelievable. We parked the Egg and said – because we are slowly beginning to speak like Americans: “We dee-yust key-ant believe this!” We were reluctant to move away from the ...
On the drive today, the countryside is not varying much for long stretches. I can always find something to study related to structures or farm land having been raised on a farm and being a builder. I think the drive for Jean may be a bit boring and since it is not her turn to blog, she may find it a bit long. Jean's solution ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center