Raptor's Nest Inn
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... looked great. The inside looked as nice as the outside and we decided this was as good a place as any to take an extra day to relax. So tomorrow, we don't have any really big plans. We'll probably go into Spearfish - they have a UPS store, and we need to ship back some of our excess stuff so we have room to buy more. So maybe we'll just sleep in!
240.2 miles today
3497.9 miles total
4.362 gallons today
87.402 gallons total
In my lengthy travels of over 2800 miles through 13 states and a multitude of terrains so far, I have been forced to face one of my very worst fears:
Slimy, slithering, sliding, slippery snakes have at times lined the road before and beneath my wheels so thoroughly as to make it near impossible for me to pass without running them over like scary, little speed bumps. I've on ...
... the Devils Tower and got to know it and its age it's a volcanic plug many millions of years old. Some say 'it is wise’ and well known for its spiritual properties with people making trips there since it was found. Even Spielberg had a relationship with his movie ‘Brief Encounters of the Third kind’ there.
We left late heading out after 9:30 and after making a wrong turn for ...
... bling for Chester's Indian in his inventory in Maine. They exchange addresses and Mark will be sending Chester a dream catcher fender tip. Chester has been looking for this fender tip for years. What a fantastically small world. We press on another 100 miles through the Rosebud Reservation and pull into a Super 8 along highway 18 in SD. Its 7:00, we've crossed into the next time zone. Only 300 miles to the Indian Motorcycle Manufacturing plant at Sprit Lake, ...
... for the men to raise Old Glory upon reaching the top. The wives operated a refreshment stand and sold pieces of the flag as souvenirs. The Tower became a Fourth of July meeting place for families from area ranches. Approximately 5,000 climbers from all over the world come to climb the Tower's massive columns. A Park Ranger presented a talk to many of the visitors while we were there, describing the ...