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... can see anymore interesting animals. We get about 500m in on this road and there are Prairie Dogs everywhere, burying away in their homes, in the fields, running out in front of the car. So I jump out with the camera and get a photo of them from about 5-10m away. So cool. We also spotted a different animal that was a fluffier version of a prairie dog (cannot remember the name sorry), so by this time we were set. We had literally seen everything we had set out for. ...
... and rockin' music. (Yes, it had a beat!) We could tell that this is one of THE places to be on Saturday night - Elvis was already up on stage with his guitar.....
Friday morning we drove to Mount Rushmore on the Iron Mountain Road, a beautiful 17-mile scenic route that showcases the beauty of the Black Hills. The road is famous for its views and unique 1930's construction featuring wooden structures called pigtail bridges and ...
... up its essence; then the sizzle, pop and blackening as the flames licked its hide. Warm hotdog buns, ketchup and a couple more beers and I felt happy and mildly pregnant. Kendall has now become a fan of the Roseanne show, as all people should be. That's playing continuously as I read books; tomorrow we pick up Jody Kelley and head into Deadwood. Looking forward to both.
June 6, 2015
... has been excavated. It will be interesting to compare this picture to the one we took in 2003. We headed south on 16/385 for Wind Cave National Park, but somehow missed the turn off, which was a bonus, because we ended up in Custer State Park. We spent the afternoon enjoying a beautiful scenic drive, taking pictures of wildlife, mountains and rock formations. We thought we’d stop in at the lodge ...
... ride up to the monument because we had a lot more to see. Our next stop was Mt. Rushmore. Although impressive and a must see, it is just a mountain with faces carved into it. Yes, I would never crave on a mountain, but just not as awe inspiring as Crazy Horse IMHO. We again watched the movie about its creation and took several pictures.
Next we went up Needles Hwy and it was one of the most ...
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