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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 …
The weather held beautiful for our visit with the grand kids and was absolutely perfect for our walk along Rock Creek with John and Kari, but with snow forecasted for that night we headed back to Billings thinking we'd be safe.
Wrong. We woke to a couple inches of the nasty stuff and it trailed us doggedly all the way through Wyoming till we got to Denver, where we finally found the sun again.
Cereal in the Hardin motel room with coffee from their office. Today we will get to Yellowstone for sure, but first we'll stop less than an hour away near Billings at Pictograph State Park which is a national heritage site. Did self-guided walk to cave with paintings -- red and black, but the black very hard to see. Lovely quiet place, spent over an hour.
Then about 12 headed for Yellowstone -- all the way on US Hwy 212. Got ...
... bodies in the fields. The American enlisted men were all buried together under the Memorial here at Little Bighorn, and the US officers were buried where their families wanted. Custer was re-interred at West Point, as that is the school from which he graduated. Custer was not the only member of his family to die that day. His two brothers, a brother-in-law and a nephew all perished.
It is ...
Drove through Yellowstone again today on our way to Billings Montana. Of course had to stop and view more animals, we are addicted. Just like Africa !!
We stopped at a town called Cody where they have the most wonderful museum dedicated to Buffalo Bill. It was so interesting, we spent 5 hours there and of course I took more ...
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