Buffalo Bill Cabin Village
Travel Blogs from Cody
... officials and workers behind the scenes. It takes a lot of people to make the rodeo work and it is worth every bit of effort!
A little background. Bareback riders hang on to special rigs custom-made for each rider. They must spur the horse’s shoulders coming out of the gate or they will be disqualified, and they cannot touch anything with their free hand. Half the score is for the rider, the other half for the horse. A qualifying ride is ...
[A couple weeks further along…]
The next morning we broke camp, heading for a place further down river where I had booked a white water rafting trip. As we passed through a small town, I pulled over in front of a convenience store. "We need some Cokes and snacks," I said.
“And some paper plates,” Cody added, exiting the truck. We went inside, waving to the man behind the counter. I went to the back to the cooler, Cody picked up ...
... ride along.” Cody looked up, and then from one of my parents to the other.
“Sounds like a God thing to me,” my mother said softly, and my father agreed.
“We told the people in the campgrounds that we were brothers so they wouldn’t ask any questions about me hitchhiking and stuff. I hope you’re not mad.”
“No, Cody,” my dad said, shaking his head and smiling, ...
... to watch the bucking broncos, calf roping, bull riding and racing. It rained a bit, but we were under the roof so it didn't matter to us. At one point they invited the kids 12 and under down to try to pull the "flag" off of a steer. There were hundreds of kids participating. As they said "Go!", Jared sprinted out in front of them all and got his hands on the flag, but somehow it slid through his fingers. So close. (I have had a cousin who won the greased ...
... he was asleep.
After a couple of minutes he said softly. “Thanks, Justin.”
“For being you.”
“You said that last night- what do you mean?”
“I mean… no one has ever liked me just for me. They always wanted something. You like me for me.” I looked over. His eyes were still closed, but tears were running down his cheeks.
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility