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July 5 Today we left Thermopolis at 7:30 am. Almost immediately out of town we were into the Wind River Canyon, which is part of the Wind River Reserve. It is a deep canyon (2000 feet) with rocky crags made of solid granite. We had to go through several tunnels. As we came out of the canyon there was a damn and a lake. The shores of the lake were …
... outside view of the housing and dining facilities. There was an international volley ball tournament going on this weekend, and we got a chance to watch part of the game between Panama and Guatemala. This is an outstanding training facility for our athletes that is not supported by the government, but is completely funded by private donations. At the suggestion of our waiter at lunch we headed over to Palmer Park; not knowing what to expect, but ...
We decide , with Lyndsey's urging, that we will visit a small ghost town museum in the area. I am not sure why this is a ghost town since it seems more like an old time town restoration. It indoors and is a grouping of buildings of a typical old west town and the buildings are filled with ...
... to swerve a lot more due to crosswinds (or more logically the crosswinds were very strong... whatever!). Once we had driven thriugh Denver and were on our way towards Wyoming, the weather took a turn for the worse. It started with a bit of a drizzle, which turned into light rain, and ended up with a mile or two of heavy rainsuch that the windscreen wipers couldn't clear it quick enough, and we had to slow down to 60 mph ...
... regardless of the number of years that might separate them.
We were back in our Park by 9PM and realized that we should retire soon. We start again tomorrow at 8:30 for shopping and another tour. We'll just have time to come back and get dolled up for the Big Banquet.
Best to you!
Sue and John
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