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- Hot tub
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Refrigerator in room
- Swimming pool
- Non-smoking hotel
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... begun at the request of several Sioux Chiefs back in ...
... Some of the workers at Mount Rushmore were interviewed, and were asked, "What is it you do here?" One of the workers responded and said, "I run a jackhammer." Another worker responded to the same question, " I earn $8.00 a day." However, a third worker said, "I am helping to create a memorial." The third worker had an idea of what they were trying to accomplish.The workers had to endure conditions that varied from blazing hot to bitter cold ...
... was the highlight of my trip so far! Following a few hours at the park, we continued onto Keystone. Keystone was much closer to Mount Rushmore than expected (about 4kms). It was really the small town America feel, with a population of about 300 people. Our first stop on our free day in Keystone was Mount Rushmore for a quick group photo. We then made our way to the Custer State Park, about 45 minutes down the road, which is similar to the reserve parks at home. It was set up ...
... blast holes drilled into the rock. I understand and appreciate it for the iconic American symbol of power, might and democracy that it is but I probably would have been one of the environmentalist that lobbied against it being built. I prefer the natural setting without the influence of man. Plus the town at the base of the memorial is very tacky :)
We rounded out the day with a traditional camp evening playing cards and sitting around the campfire. ...
... until 11:00 pm, people are still here, but the number diminishes as it gets colder. We get our first good look at the monument and both think it is smaller than we thought. Of course, this thought doesn’t make it any less majestic or bold. Clearly, this sculpture is a remarkable feat of artistry and engineering. The faces, hair, eyes, collars, and even Roosevelt’s glasses demonstrate an eye for exacting detail. We are astounded by the enormity ...