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... small towns extending from the base of Bighorn. I just missed their nightly rodeo by the time I arrived (around 10PM), and they have a world famous museum & historical center. I stayed in a cabin at their Ponderosa Campground. Since it was dark out when I arrived, I took a picture this morning, which is also attached here.
Today, my listening choices were distinctly American: Nas, Tower of Power, Esperanza Spalding, Dave Brubeck, and Miles Davis.
... on Rushmore measure about 60 feet. It's quite an operation, all with private funds and absent government money. We were there so long absorbing the exhibits that our we didn't make it to Sturgis after all. Perhaps another time. Next year is the 75th anniversary of the motorcycle rally. Hmmm!
When we got "home" it was time to get set up to hit the road Saturday morning. All in all, it was hard to leave: lots of interesting things to see!
... s abounded, however after a second trial Jack McCall was hung for his cowardly act. There were 18 Saloons in deadwood at one time, these days
there are still plenty but there are also plenty of Hotels and Casinos who all
want a slice of the action.
Today we headed out about 9.00am via the Black Hills to Hill
City and Mount Rushmore, most will have heard of Mt ...
... in the audience go to the stage and take down the flag. There were probably 40 of them.
Our hotel for the night was a Quality Inn that is adequate but doesn't have a gym. (steak for dinner and no gym, I am in the dog house!) The plan for Tuesday is to drive to Cody WY via Sturgis, South Dakota where there is an annual Laconia-like bike week in August. Bill wants to scope it out for a future trip.
Today was a day of R&R. Slept a bit later and reorganized our luggage for tomorrow's departure. Walked downtown for lunch and viewed the bronze Presidential statues that adorn each street corner. Returned to the hotel via a very large municipal park designed for foot and bicycle traffic. Nap at the hotel, 5:30 mass at St. Terese's and one more night at ...