Cooke City High Country Motel
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- Non-smoking rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Refrigerator in room
- Hot tub
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We journeyed to the northern portion of Yellowstone National Park today via the Chief Joseph and Beartooth Highway.
It was interesting to drive through this area and see some of the terrain that the Nez Perce Indians negotiated during their fighting retreat while attempting to join Sitting Bull in Canada. Hopefully, when we are in Canada we will be able to see the area Sitting Bull and his Lakota Sioux escaped to after defeating Custer.
The Beartooth highway was ...
... and that's the males, fellas. The females are also great looking, better color than deer, less flighty and with bigger tails. Again, although more shy than the buffalo, they are walk right up on the road. I guess they have gotten used to no traffic in the park for a few weeks. Still looking to spot Moose and Squirrel, Natasha! So we are headed back into the park early to seek out additional wonders ...
... be kept from bison is something like 45m and these were just the other side of the white line on the bitumen. Was a little bit wary when a couple of them looked our way. We don’t have much in the way of protection when sitting on a motor bike. We didn’t see any elk or moose though. People were lined up at one spot with binoculars out - we asked them what they had spotted and apparently it was a bear which had gone behind a tree. ...
... Montana ..which was only a few miles away. Really nice country town set amongst the mountains and pine trees. It's original name was Shoefly ...before a mining boom ..and then renamed after an investor in the town. Lots of old wooden buildings. Julie, Rich, Al and I went to the Oar House Inn ..lovely old wooden hotel...sort of like a ski lodge. We had a few drinks ...and then ambled home ..more drinks. We arebstaying at the Alpine Inn motel ...
... casinos where just a minute before there was nothing but mountains. We ate at a place called the Beartooth cafe which let us eat there even though they were almost closed. The server was very friendly and she described many interesting pictures that the cafe has collected over the years. She showed us a picture that was signed by Hunter S. Thompson that they found in the attic. Due to not making it to Yellowstone, we once again stayed at the visitors ...