High Country Guest Ranch
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Today I drove down to Detroit airport to pick up Andrea and Olivia. They arrived from LA at 7:30 pm. I had been having some problems with starting the car and after I got Andrea and Olivia loaded up to head for home, I couldn't budge the ignition lock - our worst nightmare! Andrea called AAA and we were eventually towed to a gas station to have the lock replaced in the morning. We stayed at a ...
... there are a lot of conifers, some red sandstone and granite in conjunction and is high enough for distant views. There are 3 one way tunnels…not at small as the ones on the Needles Highway…but small enough. The bonus was that all three were oriented so that when you came to the end the view that was framed was the Mount Rushmore Sculpture. I had read about it so it was not ...
... played phooies on the HUGE rock in our backyard. Then we set out to see the Crazy Horse memorial but we took a detour (on purpose) to Deadwood SD. We ate lunch next to a cute little creek. Then we drove to Crazy Horse Memorial, nor watched a movie about the mountain and how it was carved. Then we went to the gift shop. Next, Edie, Ben and Tommy went down to the ...
... have to try again tomorrow!
Lessons of the day:
1. Never visit a national monument hung over...especially at high altitudes
2. Always remember your parking brake - put a freeking post-it note up if you have too!
3. If you like solitude do not visit a KOA
4. Always treat your motor home with the respect she deserves, she is a lady and don't you forget it
5. The road is hard...have a good cry and a good sleep and then try again
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