Travel Blogs from Bismarck
... a campground, but it seemed like a parking lot where RV's go to die...we did go inside the casino and were amazed at how many people were in there gambling, when the place is pretty much in the middle of nowhere. I suspect many of the rig workers from Williston were spending the weekend and their wages there... Williston is a crazy place these days. It is the centre of the current oil boom in the USA. There are wells, huge tanks and tank farms, pump jacks, ...
... Dakota and special busses where running back and force, as parking was limited. Luckily for me there was two soccer matches on that day, so it was a day of beer burgers and football.
The fire works that evening was something else. It only is completely dark around here at 22.00 but they started at 21.30 and went on until midnight. We sat up on a hill having a 180 degree panoramic view of the town of Bismarck and surrounding suburbs. ...
7-1-14 – Tuesday, Minnesota to North Dakota
Up early and on the road by 7:30AM. We are meeting my cousins Jimmy & Judy New in Twin Forks, MT on the 3rd of July and we have almost 1,000 miles to travel to get there.
Our first stop of several for the day was at Fargo, ND, where ...
... by the Capital Buildings on the way in, and were surprised: rather than an old, stately domed building, we saw a 19 story Art Deco tower. It was built in the early thirties after the original building burned down. They paid the workers so little to build it, they went on strike, and marshall law was declared to ensure it was completed. It's the tallest building in the state. Our hotel, the Radisson is a large, modern business hotel, far different from ...
... of course Bob rushed outside to offer rides. They declined the ride but Gordon posed with the helmet on. He is 94 years old and a real sweetheart. We have his email addresses and I sent the bike pix right away. We will send him a couple more messages further on into our trip. His daughter said that he probably won't reply but that he will really enjoy the correspondence.
Back at the motor home and still no baby ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility