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Aug 18, 2013 - Mobridge

Wednesday: When we got up this morning we did some figuring. We were in a bit of sticker shock yesterday as the price here was a lot more than the $8 & 9 we have been paying at the COE parks. But if we left here today or even tomorrow – our schedule would be all goofed up and we would end up with the Weekenders trying to find a place over Labor Day. It works out if we buy a park sticker for $30 we will save quite a bit and will have the sticker if we want to stay in any other SD parks. So we decided to stay here until next Tuesday and then...

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Summer 2013 Travels

Aug 13, 2013 - On the road again

Sunday: Sunday was watching all the people go home. For some reason they have a very late exit time (3 pm) and a lot of people stayed to the last minute. Some, however, had left before dawn. Guess they had to get home and milk the cows. In the afternoon we went for a ride to Pick City for some ice cream. It wasn't that good. And they didn't have any really good flavors. Then we took a ride over that dam and did a bit of reading up on how they built it, etc. It was built in the late 40's and you could tell that labor was more expensive than...

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Summer 2013 Travels

Aug 15, 2011 - Very Cool Bike Ride

Went for a great bike ride along the Missouri! I took a winding unpaved road up into the fields above the river and kicked up a doe and three fawns as well as a grouse. The view and weather were perfect. The Lewis and Clark sites in Pierre (pronounced "peer" for those of us who didn't learn that in grade school) were all closed because of the flooding. In 1804 the Sioux were the most powerful tribe on the Plains and the Teton Sioux were hostile. The explorers were greatly outnumbered and a standoff between the two groups came to drawn...

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Ripsy Walkabout

Sep 27, 2009 - Lake Hiddenwood, SD

After enjoying the afternoon visiting the Werle's, we headed south and knocked off another hundred miles before stopping at a state park in South Dakota. We saw field after field of corn and sunflowers along the way. The park was almost abandoned - just us and one other camper. One thing about traveling mid-week off-season - you don't have to worry about the campgrounds being full!

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New York to Alaska

Aug 12, 2006 - Are we home yet?

Leaving Michael and Alissa was not fun but leaving the campground in Billings was a pleasure. We stayed at the Yellowstone RV Park this time. Our only alternative was the KOA there. We stayed at the KOA last time we were here and the price was so out of line that we will never stay there again. We did not care for the Yellowstone either but we didn't have any choice. It was the best of two evils. There is really nothing wrong with either grounds. It is the people that own them or work there that are so rude. I can't believe how they treat...

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The Beginning

Jun 2, 2006 - Mobridge, SD

Mile 5183 Mobridge, SD got its name because the guy on the bridge here didn't like spelling out that his location was at the Missouri Bridge - so you get the shorthand "Mobridge". It's amazing how much rain is missing in this area. The campground we stayed in is on a lake off the Missouri River. The lake is down 38 feet this year; almost an unbelievable volume of water. Mobridge is one of the burial places of Sitting Bull. There seems to be some controversy as to where he really is buried, as you might be able to see from the graffiti on...

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