Trade Winds Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Larry here again.
Just south of the Nebraska/South Dakota border lies the little town of Valentine, NE. A few miles north of town is the Fishberry Campground, which is located with the boundaries of a working ranch. When we arrived late afternoon, it was mostly empty. By 10 p.m. it was mostly full. Apparently lots ...
They weren't forecasting any storms for 5 days so we decided to drive over 300 miles north to Nebraska to see the Greater Prairie-chicken display on their Lek, this amazing spectacle only happens for a few weeks in Spring so we had to give it a go. We headed to Valentine which is north of the refuge to make some enquiries, we booked the blind and looked forward to our ...
Started off the day with a breakfast event at the Niobrara Lodge.
Poked around the area and met a few people, then arrived at the Bull Bash. What a scene! There were beautiful bulls and their owners all along Main Street, and all the stores and restaurants were open with specials and promotions drawing the people in.
We stopped in at the Cherry County GOP storefront to campaign with passers-by, and shook a lot of hands and talked to a lot of ranchers ...
... Fairgrounds. It was a dessert/auction/benefit for the Heart Fund, and what a success! I wore my red tie and Dawn was in a pretty red dress, so we fit right in, and had a wonderful time.
Finally, we relaxed in our room at the Niobrara Lodge, and rested up for a big day tomorrow at the Bull Bash!
... with the bison was something the supervisor could not quite explain, but, with a bit of mayonaise, Sir Isaac tasted good anyway, and how fitting that the Canadians should symbolise outdoing the Americans at the Falls by serving a Brock burger! What could be more cutting?
Mrs Henry and I returned to the American side and the Egg, which had clearly enjoyed a well-earned rest, albeit in a slum, going by the way that its ageing but still powerful V8 ...