Travel Blogs from Thermopolis
... Shoshoni, was a modern day ghost town. There was a mushroom mill that shutdown in the late 90's so now every building on main street but two or three are deserted with broken windows. One of the shops that was open was a little ma and pa burger joint and here I tried my first set of Rocky Mountain Oysters. Not sure what I thought of ...
... arrived in Wind River Canyon, Wyoming..we've driven through here several times & always vowed to come back and hang out a while... so happily, here we are...
the Owl ...
Left Gillette and heading east once more. We took a little detour and visited Devil's Tower National Monument after crossing the Wyoming border. Climbed over the Big Horn Mountains which was quite a haul almost climbing up to 10,000 ft. Very scenic, snow up on the peaks, but then travelled back down to the western side of the range to very dry land.
... into the Boysen State Park in the Wind River Canyon and parked right beside the Lake.
After setting up for the night Ed wandered down to the edge of the lake and threw a line in, with just a little lure on. Next minute he is back with a Big-mouthed Bass, quite a decent size. He asked some of the other campers what it was and could we eat it. Their jaws hit the ground before they told us that they had been coming to this lake for years and had never ...
... blue skies, the weather radio on our cb radio reported an incoming storm with high winds and snow accumulation at higher elevations. Exiting Interstate 90 at Buffalo, Wyoming, we checked in with the visitor's center. The elderly local on the desk advised us to re-think our plans as the storm was projected to be the first blast of winter to hit the area. What to do, what to do?
The weather was perfect, so it was hard to give up on our plan ...
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