Super 8 Wall
Travel Blogs from Wall
Left Fargo at 8:00 am. Interstate 29 is a straight shot to Sioux Falls. After 60 miles got to South Dakota and stopped at information center. Had fun watching a small yellow crop duster making numerous runs to spray field across the highway. He was making his turns at a very low altitude right above us. Fifty miles north of Sioux Falls at …
Wall, SD. Enough said.
Wall is a town of population 818. Other than the hotels and fast food places what is there you may ask?
Well Wall Drug Store. Not a drug store in any way you may imagine one. Definitely not a CVS or RiteAid. It is an experience in itself. The claim to fame is that you can get a free glass of ice water any …
-started off with some intense spurts of rain
-sunshine and big open skies followed
-miles and miles of corn fields dotted with wind turbines
-saw a plane dusting sunflower fields, very very cool
-long straight empty roads, wishing for twisty roads
-passed many billboards.. getting sick of them but can't help reading …
... before they were forced out (we are only 25 miles north of Wounded Knee- and I don’t mean the place I fell of my “sweet thunder” one speed, banana seat bike when I forgot to wear my pads as a kid). The Lakota are the ones who gave the Badlands their name- “mako-sica” (land bad).
We continued on to the next pull out in the Cedar Pass Area, and went for a short hike out the “Door Trail”. I’d been to the ...
650 miles today. Things going well. Making great time. Weather could be better but it’s not terrible. VERY windy and chilly. Saw some snow along side of the road.
We’re going to Mt Rushmore tomorrow but going to skip Yellowstone since most of it’s still closed for the season. Going to spend tomorrow night in Buffalo WY and then head direct to Seattle from there.
Staying in some neat cabins in Wall, ...