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Wandering Southwest in Wyoming

Yesterday (Tuesday) we were in Thermopolis, WY. They are famously the home of the world’s largest mineral hot spring. (Well, not super famous. Keep in mind, everything we learn we are discovering on-the-fly. We didn’t go to Thermopolis with any … Continue reading

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Deadwood, Sturgis, Sundance

We checked out several towns yesterday starting with Deadwood, SD. This city is named for the dead trees around it which, unfortunately, has resulted in a town which was highly combustible. The entire town has burned several times. Nonetheless, Deadwood … Continue reading

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Crazy Horse and Caves

Today we went to the nearby Crazy Horse Memorial where the mountain is a sculptural work in progress. The size is impressive but progress has been slow for the last couple decades. it was begun in 1948 and looks to … Continue reading

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Progressing West

Traveling I-90 west through South Dakota is an exercise in monotony. The road is arrow straight and flat for hundreds of miles. However, today we crossed over the Missouri River and were instantly struck by the beauty of the land. … Continue reading

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