Yellowstone Country Inn
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... A favourite tale was set in the American Wild West. It had a double page illustration of the buffalo hunt; an Indian brave and painted pony as one at full stretch, bow drawn, all muscle and sinew, nostrils flared, foam and flint and skill and courage. I remembered that painting in all its graphic heroic splendour as we rode into South Western Alberta on our way to a place called Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump a World Heritage ...
We finally entered Yellowstone today. Unfortunately the rain hasn't let up. We walked around the main geysers and walked up right in time to see Old Faithful erupt. Pretty impressive display. Got to our campsite and had to play a round of speed tenting before the rain started again. Probably the fastest we've set up this ...
... It wasn't a sandwich, or in a bun so I was happy! We went to the gift shop again lol, the children got ice cream, and we watched old faithful steam from within the lodge for a while. There was even a rainbow as it began to clear, so pretty! We went back to the campground around 10 expecting a soaking wet tent. Along the way the steam from the geysers gave an eery feeling driving though the dark twisting maintain. I was glad to pass them! The tent ...
... sparce early this morning. Once we got into greater Rapid City and closer to Rushmore, there were trees everywhere and the towns were a lot more built up. Mt. Rushmore is something I've wanted to see my whole life (along with Grand Canyon). It didn't disappoint. Very impressive from every angle and distance. Amazing that from 1927-1941 one man with 400 workers brought this to life. Who could possibly conceive of how to make such an awesome sculpture? We watched a 14 minute ...
... and bubbling pots.
The Yellowstone park is described as a driving park as it covers many miles between sites. This also allows opportunity to watch for wildlife .
The tally for the day:
Prong horn sheep
Birds of many varieties
We all came home happy. Tomorrow is the grand Teton national park and then to Jackson Wyoming for a real life cowboy ...