Day one we spent the day driving from Kansas City to Ghillet, Wyoming. A whopping 875 miles through Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota and into Wyoming for the night after 12 hours. The day was cloudy, a few sprinkles and lots of wind. It was knocking around the truck and trailer which made for a bumpy ride and ate up more gas. Much of the scenery was flat and farm land as far as the eye could see until we hit a small part of the bad lands in South Dakota. That area reminded me of the flint hills in Kansas almost. It was almost enough to put me to sleep or maybe it was being up for 24 hours straight. We waived to the bikers at Sturgis as we drove through in the dark. I am not sure they saw us though. Even said waived to the past presidents at Mt. Rushmore. We ate crackers, cheese and buffalo summer sausage for lunch as we were driving. Perkins for dinner at 8pm.
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Our visit to the St. Louis zoo. We ate dinner at Imo’s. At least we had it delivered. Continue reading →