Travel Blogs from Murdo
... too, because it was a tough winter (they registered -40 degrees one night in December). On their return trip 18 months later the fort was gone: they noted in their journals that some of it had washed away and the remainder burned down. The site of the interpretive center is about 10 miles from the original site, which has since been claimed by the ever-shifty Missouri River.
After getting my fill of history I had ...
... higher speeds knocked me down to 31 mpg!!!
At 5 pm after a gas, rehydration, and snack stop I was gonna knock out some more miles but it was getting harder to keep on course . . . Especially on the overpasses. Fortunately traffic was light as I was leaned hard into the wind and getting blown a 1/2 lane of traffic in some gusts so I stopped for the night at the next exit.
... South Dakota which is where we were planning to go anyways. We have to motel it and eat in restaurants so the cost has gone up considerably, even when you consider the fact that we will use much less gas in a car than in the motorhome.
We arranged for Enterprise to pick us up at the shop and they said they would be there in about an hour. We had to pack a bag quickly and empty out the fridge and freezer. As ...
We spent some time at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park near
Bismarck ND. We had to stay there
since Sandra grew up near Lincoln State
Park in Indiana. Then took a scenic
drive along the Missouri River and stopped at Fort Yates and found the
Lakota's official burial site of Sitting
Bull. Talked to an Native American that introduced
himself as "Kevin Little ...
Wow, that's an understatement! The day started sunny, warm and breezy. I went for my 1/2 hour walk around the area. We completed our orientation of running the RV. Mike tried to fix the cigarette lighter to plug in our phones and ended up blowing a fuse. Not a problem, he knows how to fix things, so the fuse was changed and we were on our way.
The wind had picked up and I could tell ...