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Travel Blogs from Cheyenne
This is Cheyenne's theme. SATURDAY 6/28-We left early, for us, thinking we could beat the wind...that is not possible in this area as when we got on the interstate showed 35mph winds and further down the road 40mph. Once again we had awning problems like we did in Arizona so I had to listen to it bang and thump against the motorhome when a gust of wind would come the right way...very nerve wracking. A few miles after leaving Rawlins we came to ...
... about some of the Refuge issues.
During the early afternoon, we drove to the lower lake
campground on the Refuge. This was
incredible! In the middle of the valley,
adjacent to the lake and surrounded by vast white capped peaks! Swans, ibises, and all sorts of waterfowl
. The sounds and sites were
amazing. And the weather was wonderful,
in the 70s, sunny, breezes and 30s at night.
Love the camper heater! We ...
... Minuteman Missile silos in Wyoming, Montana and South Dakota. I attended that year and can still remember how it felt like a step back in time. I think the most exciting event was the chuck wagon race as the wagons behind their teams of horses slid the corners of the race track at full speed with drivers hanging on for dear life.
I didn't stop in these locations this year, most of these pictures are from the last two years.
[Click on pictures to ...
... six-seven miles and found an excellent site to set up camp. It had a little 'No Tents'-sign which I chose to ignore. The long arm of the law probably did not reach that far out. And, besides, theres was no one else besides me in the huge park. There was enough firewood for another night of looking into the cloudless sky and admiring the total silence around me.
The next morning as I ate breakfast at the site ONE car passed on ...
... by Danish-American Gutzon Borglum and his son,Lincoln, the 60-foot heads are of Washington,Jefferson, Roosevelt and Lincoln. The entire memorial covers 1,278.45 acres. A South Dakota historian s credited with conceiving the idea of carving the likenesses of famous people into the Black Hills region of South Dakota in order to promote tourism in the region. They settled on the Mount Rushmore location, which has the advantage of ...