Whispering Winds Cottages
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- Microwave in room
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Refrigerator in room
- Non-smoking rooms
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Day 1 was really bad wind and we stopped overnight in Mitchell, SD. The wind never stopped and the motorhome was literally rocking during the night.
Day 2 and the wind continues but we head out for Rapid City. We are seeing a lot of other motorhomes on their way to Alaska.......they are easy to spot because they all have the Great Alaska Holiday logo on the front and gold colored Alaska license ...
... but weren’t able to get a good shot of them! We did manage to see a white mountain goat today and Julie got so close she almost touched it. The Badlands National Park had a heap of strange rock formations and we did a couple of hikes to scenic views (managing to avoid the rattlesnakes along the way, even though we heard some rattling). The nerd in me had a great time checking out some of the fossils that had been found in ...
... trip as we are, you have to realize that the kids don't take as much pleasure in staring at a rock as we do unless there is a waterslide coming off his nose. Not worth spending that much. We asked if we could just drive up and take a picture. The kids said they want to bring their kids back to see if its finally done. My dad went when he was a kid when it was started. Still not done. We got back to the hotel in time for breakfast. Guess what? His wallet was there ...
... ground. We did drive out to the SE part of the NP in the late evening light, spotting Elk, Antelope, Coyote, Mountain Bluebirds, Deer and....Bison.
We arrived in the middle of herd of roaming bison about 100 in number as they passed over the road. We watched them for about 45 minutes with no one else around. Quiet and we could hear them talk to each ...
... Horse project. He began carving with minimal supplies and support, but he dedicated his life to the task. He and his wife had five boys and five girls. Many of the kids joined his efforts and many continue working on Crazy Horse today. The carver and his wife have both passed on. A 501c3 was formed to raise money to fund the completion. Money from the tourism also helps pay for the blasting and carving. They take busses up onto the monument so people ...