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... to give way to a more rolling coutryside, somthing more like you would recognise at home.
We travelled all the way into Rapid City where we decided to find a Motel and stop for the night. The Motel was very nice and was located in a great place in town.
We were able to do a walmart run where I got more things for the journey. We also treated ourselves to a take out pizza!
... spires, and rolling grasslands. Along the way we saw prairIe dogs and a Bighorn Ram. We ended our drive through the park at Wall, SD where we visited and ate dinner at the Wall Drug which is advertised all along the trip. I think you could have found a little bit of everything there. We have ended our day in Rapid City where we will spend 3 nights to sight see in this area.
... your view of Mt Rushmore was blocked until you reached the Avenue of Flags. The Avenue of Flags was lined with pillars, and each pillar had 4 sides, each representing a state, saying when it joined the Union. Each pillar had a state flag protruding from it. This lead the way to the main viewing point of Mount Rushmore. Kt and I stayed here for ages taking photos. Then we headed down into the museum. The museum was ...
... of round rocks with crystals inside them.
The first explorers of this part of the cave did almost the same thing as the other explorers. One day 2 people were riding their horses, and they saw a little hole with cold air. So, they went back to their house to get caving supplies and dynamite to blast open the hole. They found some crystals and ...
... to clear up. Once it was dry, out came the BBQ and we cooked hot dogs for dinner. After dinner we relaxed catching up on emails, then showering and off to bed.
Up at 8am, had breakfast and Skyped Cat's mum and dad. Around 9.30am we headed off back into Custer State Park and drove round the wildlife loop. On the way round we got stuck in a Bison jam where hundreds of Bison were herding along and over the road. It took half an hour to ...
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Tube tv. Enough said.
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