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I didn't have the heart to blog yesterday - those of you who are good at reading maps will have noticed I only managed 166 miles yesterday (not the 805 I'd hoped) :-( It all started brilliantly. Harry took advantage of our move into Mountain time to wake me up at 5.20am so we were on the road not long after 6. The high grasslands in the early …
... arrived, and by the time we left less than half an hour later it was 88 (and climbing).
A couple miles out of town, we hit the 2nd hill of the day – a fairly steep (7%) climb for about 1 ˝ miles. It wasn’t really hard, but it was kind of hot. But the view from the top was really nice! From there we just cruised on at 16-20 mph with alfalfa fields on the right ...
Spending tonight at the first KOA Kampground in Billings, Montana. There is an outdoor café where I enjoyed a delicious hamburger with beans and corn on the cob… under the very watchful eyes of two of the largest Great Danes I have ever seen. My burger would have been less than a mouthful for either one of them, and I was sure that was what they were thinking.
... the road. Ok. Sure. A little bit further up they were right. 20-30 black cows were just walking all over the road. We had to manoeuvre around these cows. I blipped the throttle, nothing. Honked the horn, nothing. Get out of the way you friggin animals. It was at least a 20%25 grade so stopping was out of the question. Also the further up we went the colder and colder it got. Then it started to rain a bit. It was freezing. Then ...
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Before we knew it it was time to move on to another city. Bozeman is our next stop.
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center