Travel Blogs from Murdo
... supplies. They also built a blacksmith shop, which enabled them to forge tools that they used as currency to trade for food with the Indians. It’s amazing what they built in four weeks – seven sleeping rooms (with fireplaces), two storage rooms, and a blacksmith shop all enclosed in a wall of tree trunks for protection (the two tribes they stayed nearby were friendly, but not all tribes in the area were). Timing ...
... the expressway is closed and there are large gates like at RR crossings to keep you out. Makes sense . . . Match snow with high winds an it could get ugly fast.
The wind was really tough. My bike was getting 50 mpg in Ohio before I put the side cases on. I knew I would lose some mileage . . . It has been down to about 40 mpg. The strong quartering crosswind today along ...
... that it would have probably caused problems down the road. We will counter with the argument that we didn't ask them to fix a problem that may or may not have occurred at some indeterminate point in the future. We'll have to see who wins the argument.
So when we found out that it was going to take about another week to get the motorhome operational again we decided to rent a car and head west to the Black Hills ...
... not for long thankfully. Later, about 50 miles away from Rapid City --- the radio announced a severe thunderstorm warning for Rapid City area. They were talking about getting golf ball sized hail. Thankfully we out ran that. Looks stormy again, so we're staying at a hotel. ...
... for mom in town, we
accidentally ran into a person that is friends of my mom’s side of the family. Small world.
She told us how to get to grandma
and grandpas house in town which
I spent memorable hours while mom went
to visit them. Also I had to find
the livestock auction yard
where my uncle took dad and me to the auctions. We
stayed in Murdo SD