Palace Express Lead
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- Continental Breakfast
- Refrigerator in room
- Non-smoking hotel
- Microwave in room
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
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... listened to one of the rangers give a 20 minute talk. The place was fairly crowded, and it was bright and sunny with temperatures well into the 80's. Fortunately, we had the forethought to bring shorts, and changed clothes in the restroom before beginning our hike. We only did the close-in hike, completely around the tower, about 1.3 miles. There is a further out 2.8 mile hike around the tower, but we wanted to stay in close. ...
... to try out the hot tub. Both hot tubs were unoccupied, so we donned our suits and spent about a half hour in the tub. These hot tubs are outdoors on a second floor deck, with mountain views all around. It was wonderful, and very relaxing.
We had noticed earlier that there were several signs around the property talking about hiking trails. Now that we were fully relaxed from our time in the hot tub, hiking seemed ...
... only this time we were facing a little downhill. I had left the bike in neutral when we got off, and while we were taking pictures it rolled forward a little and collapsed the kickstand. The bike went over on its left side. Luckily it is a Goldwing, so it didn't fall far. Within seconds, 2 cars came by to help us get the bike back upright. Nothing damaged more than my pride.
As we were continuing along, taking more pictures at ...
... in the rain, things worked out. Got to see Alice Cooper and Mötley Crüe tonight. Both were excellent performances considering they have been doing this since I was in school. No ready power sucks. One phone died, battery backup was worthless, hadn't charged in days. All the outside stuff is wet, will have to pull it out in a couple of days to dry it all out. Maybe lunch at a rest area in Canada. I hope they let me across the border ...
Another gorgeous day for riding. Custer State park has some really cool roads. Many are slow going but excellent scenery. The Needles are long thin rock formations . . . So phalic they are almost obscene! In the pictures I will include the local and Indian names. There are also stretches of good smelling pine forest.
There are many places where a tunnel had been cut thru the rock. There are also some really cool pigtail ...