Super 8 Billings
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Finally made it to Billings, MT after driving through 3 states, 865 miles , and 15.5 hours. We are exhausted! The first 12 hours flew by surprisingly. Scott and I were surprised to see beautiful canyons near the Theodore Roosevelt national park in western North Dakota. Had a little scare when we got to our hotel tonight. We accidentally booked a …
... of the north (not quite a headwind) so it helped keep us a bit cooler. By 2:00 we were pulling into the Locomotive Inn in Laurel, MT. A nice place, with an indoor pool that we, Lea, and Gayle put to use immediately! After that nice cooling off, we just loafed in the motel until 5, when we went for an early dinner at the Mexican restaurant next door. The temperature on the reader board read 97 degrees!
... will not be in my lifetime... or infact most of yours) it will be the biggest and the best.
As we stood and admired the view, we also watched as black clouds rolled in... i guess they dont call the area the Black Hills for nothing! haha!! :)
We figure it is time to move, as it is looking like rain ....and see if we can either outrun it or miss it.
We follow the signs pointing to Mount Rushmore all the time keeping an ...
... What a terrible river! Clinging to the banks we haul ourselves and each other up onto stable ground, discarding the buoyant objects that kept us afloat. Heavy breathing, racing pulse, numb limbs - what a ride. Memories flood back of what was risked. Lessons had certainly be learned. Lessons today that is. The chills dampen our moods further. Shelter is needed. Luckily a cabin is nearby so I urge the others to follow. We pass wild animals along the way and I acknowledge their ...
... to impact my life. One of my favorites is "The Color Green" on his "Liturgy, Legacy, and a Ragamuffin Band" CD. Here are some of the lyrics, as best as I remember them:
"...and I awoke in the House of God,
where the windows are mornings and evenings,
stretched across the sky, north to south, east to west
and I'm amazed and I remember,
Who it is that built this House,
and with the rocks ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSuper 8 Billings
We made a mistake with our reservation and the hotel was booked. Despite it being our fault and the hotel being full, the AGM was able to find a place for us to stay. Would go back again absolutely.
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