Super 8 Conrad
Travel Blogs from Conrad
... community, poor and run down. Called into gas station and I was the only white person. I could imagine these people in their traditional dress out on the plains. We stopped a town called Shelby, the wild west. Its Sunday and place like a ghost town. The guy on the desk at motel a real character, he and Gary swaping jokes. We are heading for Yellowstone NP so we are safe from all the bad weather. News full of earthquake n the north west and hurricane in the ...
... my seat height, altered the positioning of my cleats on my bike shoes and then had to stop to put on more cold weather gear as I wasn't warm enough. I think the nervousness about the climb had effected me. As it turned out there was nothing to fear
Unfortunately, I did spend alot of the rest of the day taking off and putting on clothes - I felt like a Jack in the Clothes Box, having to change at the whim of a child with A.D.D. My wardrobe change ...
... so you can read it without getting killed -- a lot like the explanatory boards in Jamestown Island. Being a tourist, I stop faithfully. The tragedies follow each other across the high plains -- massacres, battles, desperate treks, broken promises. I guess a lot of tribes finally ended up in Montana at the end of the last century.
And then, in the middle of this empty land -- an enormous earth ...
... vertically in cylindrical wisps as far as I could see. The temperature dropped precipitously as the wind whipped across the muted hill rolls.
We were especially fortunate to have fellow travelers invite us over for a campfire in the ice-cold, bone-chilling wind. Rick and Bonnie, two Canadians from Alberta, had been driving around the U.S. touring for 2 years after his retirement as an oil executive and were very experienced on the ...
... sign I narrowly miss.
We cruise through a big Blackfoot Reservation and stop at a trader, hoping to buy a hatchet, but settle on the neighboring supermarket, dreaming of sweetbreads and kidneys, settling on tuna and rye bread, and return to the bus in search of whatever it is we ever search for. The bus now smells of festive blend of vomit and campfire and deodorizer and salted meats and moldering undergarments, but the plains ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed