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We have now left the magnificent scenery of the mountains, and are now driving across the prairie with not much to see. We are going to spend the night in Rawlins. It here we meet a few interesting characters and spend some time conversing with them. Lots of cute little cotton bunnies wandering around the camp ground. Looks like we have a nice night here in Rawlins, as it can be one very windy place.
... be put to work, I was not welcomed. When I inquired as to the type of work, they changed their tune and just told me that I was able to walk around the prison and cemetery via nature trail. Also I could come back the next day during normal operating hours. For people running a tiny museum literally in the middle of nowhere, hospitality was not a strength.
The following photographs were taken from the nature trail.
... all over the place but had not seen many since Arizona. On this leg of the trip we have seen a lot of dead animals especially deer on the roadside.
When we got close to Green River which is the end (or the beginning) of Flaming Gorge the hills are multi-colored and beautiful. On our driving trip years ago we come up thru Utah by the gorge on our way to Yellowstone and loved the views. After this the area is dotted with cattle but most of the land is getting brown ...
The crew then settled in for the rest of the 10 hour drive to Kemmerer Wyoming where we will be going fossil hunting.
It was during this stretch of highway that our travelers engaged in various feats of bravery:
Andy decided he wanted to cross "shower at 75 mph" off his bucket list. Naked, slippery, blinded by soap, in a weaving bus, in a small room with glass doors....what could go wrong? Luckily nothing.
Marcus, with ...
... The wildlife here is just crazy. On any given day you can drive down the highway for about 20 minutes and count over 100 pronghorn (they closely resemble antelope) easily. They are EVERYWHERE. The deer trot down the sidewalks like people and look both ways before crossing the roads - it's funny to see them 'socializing' in town. The prairie dogs are like the 'Whack a Mole' game at Chuckie Cheese. They pop their little heads up and dissapear in their holes. ...