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... and Oregon. Eastern Montana is very dry, only green where they irrigate.
Was a rather short day, with only about 400 miles. We will get up early tomorrow and try to drive about ten hours, or 600 miles. Ugh!
... 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 ½ 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 ...
... sides. We checked into the Cherry Tree Inn, hence the George Washington reference. Catch is, it has nothing to do with him. Another guy named George Washington dreamt it up and cashed in on his namesake.
We spent much of the day kicking back around the place and doing not much else.
Sorry for the boring post and lack of ...
... the resident Tribes of the Northern Great Plains beat back General Custer (this is where he made his Last Stand and was killed) and the US army. Of course, it wasn’t much later that those tribes where squashed and finally forced onto the reservations we have today. This occurred around the time of the nation’s Centennial celebration (mid-1876) – recent enough that we have photos of the Indian chiefs and braves ...
We had a nice day today, started off with sleeping in!! Very nice beginning!! We went to Zoo MT today, small zoo here in Billings, the zoo was set in a very wooded area, therefore the enclosures looked very natural. The animals were all animals found in Montana, except for a Siberian tiger, red panda and a sika deer. These animals are part of an endangered species program on loan to zoo. It was a beautiful, sunny day, mid 70's so ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility