North Winds Lodge
- Free airport shuttle
- Non-smoking hotel
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Refrigerator in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- High-speed internet in room (free)
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... in a truck stopped to see that I was ok, I started to feel the cold. I explained to the man that it never gets this dark where I live and that I have never seen so many stars. He smiled and drove away. A few minutes later, I drove away myself.
That night, I simultaneously felt so very small and so very included in the universe. And if I close my eyes, I can still conjure the picture of the Milky Way.
We made our way to the little town of Medora as the gateway to the Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The park covers 110 square miles (285 km2). The most popular attractions are the wildlife viewing. The park is home to a wide variety of Great Plains wildlife including ...
... another night to avoid driving in the 40+ mph headwinds that were forecast. That gave us time to drive 60 miles to the north unit of the park. It was worth the drive. The panoramic vista from the River Bend Overlook took my breath away. My hike along the Caprock Coulee Trail brought me through the prairie and up close to the canyon walls formed by glaciers and cut out by weathering and the Little Missouri River. We saw a large herd ...
... at least a decade ahead of the locals at all times. The day started poorly as we headed to Walmart to buy picnic provisions for the day. With a huge sign stating that it was a 24/7 store we attempted to enter at 11am.....or was it 12pm? Who knows? Anyway we were greeted at the sliding door by a 400 pound sales clerk sitting like Humpty Dumpty on his wall, who cheerily advised us that state law prohibited the store opening until midday. After ...
... view turned brown and flat. We drove through the city of Billings, Montana's capital and biggest city. It can only be described as ugly, obviously a key distribution and processing point for the surrounding farmlands and hugely industrial. Don't get me wrong, Montana is the most beautiful state we have driven through with stunning nature, craggy mountain ranges and prairie lands, the towns and cities however do not live up to the surroundings.