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I began day two with a delicious buffet breakfast at the hotel. Then I walked into town and explored the various presidential statues. It's interesting how the sculptor captured the character of each leader. For example, F.D.R. Is standing at a podium with microphones or George W. Bush with Barney.
I returned to the hotel for my departure to Crazy Horse and Mount Rushmore. As the bus climbed through the Black ...
... like I had just stepped out of the subway into Times Square. After getting over that reality, what surfaced was a breathtakingly beautiful and unique environment. Massive hot springs spilling out overtime to create calcite stalagmite formations along hot river falls. Crazy colors from mineral deposits and steaming water, surrounded by pine peaked mountains create for a surreally gorgeous environment. Yellowstone is actually a ...
... sit on and pose for pictures). So we had a fun stop there--shopping for western wear and so on. You may note the kids’ outfits in our Mt. Rushmore photos!
In Rapid City, we were staying in a Fairfield Inn (our first Marriott hotel of the trip) with a water park attached: Watiki. The kids’ eyes nearly popped out of their heads when they saw it! Indoor slides, a lazy river, a pool with basketball hoops and floating discs for their own ...
... what they ate in the winter, when the ground was covered with snow.
After leaving the park, we headed south for Rapid City, SD. The road was a straight shot on a two-lane highway, so flat and straight that at times we could see 5 miles or more ahead of us. We drove through 200 miles of ranch country…flat pastures lush with green grass…with clusters of cattle here and there. And it rained on us, and there was ...
... three years as a child, and have no criminal record. Another two weeks passed. We started to worry. What was taking so long? Another week. Finally, I called the agency that submits the fingerprints to the FBI (for the small fee of $39.99). They looked me up, and oh, yes, my prints were rejected by the FBI with the following error message: "The quality of the characteristics is too low to be used" "What does this mean?" I ask them. "And, why didn't you let ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed