Circle View Guest Ranch
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- Adjoining Rooms
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... the coach.
We had a short drive to the town of Keystone and the Keystone hotel. Keystone is the place to stay when going to Mt Rushmore. We got to the hotel, got our rooms, unpacked, used internet – was very slow. I downloaded and sorted pictures, got ready for the next day, then we meet up again and walked down the street to the Keystone restaurant. We had a buffet included dinner – nothing special, then it was back to the hotel. I ...
... and some small hills, with gorgeous scenery throughout. It took me away from the big rock formations and deep into the grasslands that they overlook. They tell you that the one major concern while hiking is encountering a rattlesnake, but thankfully, I didn't see any. As I was coming back from the return point, though, I noticed some fresh mountain lion tracks in the mud, right on my path. Wonderful... I stayed alert, but thankfully, no mountain lions ...
Took I-90 West. Was a bit rainy when we left Kennebec, but it ended up being sunny/warm/clear. We had plenty of billboard signs to read all along the way......one in particular was the Wall Drug Billboards--they are everywhere. Wall Drug is in Wall, SD and is well known for selling everything and anything you can imagine and the billboards are posted all along I-90 as far as 300+ miles away. It's pretty cool. Some of the other bill ...
... like being on another planet or the moon. Barren rock, pitted and crumbling from erosion...a few sprigs of woody plants, small clumps of flowers and grass... I picked up a 'stone' and squeezed it between my fingers. To my surprise it simply crumbled. The whole expanse of these huge formations is just so as well. It looks like rock, but it's just compacted sediments...a lot of it is volcanic ash...probably why the color looks so gray/white.
After this, ...
... here: http://www.democracynow.org/2014/4/28/c owboy_indian_alliance_protests_keystone _xl
Before we left, I bought a dream catcher from her. I resolved to read and learn more about the Wounded Knee Massacre.
Back at the campsite, we went to bed pretty early due to tiredness and because it was an hour earlier since passing into the Mountain Standard Time Zone. I guess that's why I woke up at 5:30 am the next ...