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[*] posted on 5-13-2018 at 09:44 PM
South Dakota via various National Parks


I am on a road trip to South Dakota for a drivers license, having a swell time, and hitting as many national parks as I can. Stay tuned for a report on the process, and progress...

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[*] posted on 5-13-2018 at 11:03 PM


Yellowstone is a good place to stop



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[*] posted on 5-14-2018 at 06:47 AM


We are also on our way there. Planning on being there may 22-23
Will be at clusters before that.
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[*] posted on 5-14-2018 at 08:03 AM


My wife and I will be doing the same thing tomorrow. Also headed to SD for a new DL.




Quote: Originally posted by rhintransit  
I am on a road trip to South Dakota for a drivers license, having a swell time, and hitting as many national parks as I can. Stay tuned for a report on the process, and progress...



[Edited on 5-14-2018 by rhintransit]

[Edited on 5-14-2018 by rhintransit]




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[*] posted on 5-14-2018 at 08:05 AM


The CRAZY HORSE rock carving is now finished (It is a similar exhibit as the four presidents, and no, Trump is not one of them!)



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We are also on our way there. Planning on being there may 22-23
Will be at clusters before that.
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[*] posted on 5-14-2018 at 09:04 PM


Eight days, 6 National Parks or Monuments, several state parks, Monument Valley (Navajo) and too many national forests to count and we are now in Nebraska. Three to four hours to Rapid City tomorrow.
The drivers license the following day. Will post how that goes.

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[*] posted on 5-14-2018 at 10:27 PM


Quote: Originally posted by Udo  
The CRAZY HORSE rock carving is now finished


They have been working on that as long as I can remember.
Finished?
Crazy Horse will never be finished.
For sure, go there. But know this, the Crazy Horse will never be finished.
Not even for your grand children. Cool place to visit.




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[*] posted on 5-15-2018 at 08:47 AM


Quote: Originally posted by Udo  
The CRAZY HORSE rock carving is now finished (It is a similar exhibit as the four presidents, and no, Trump is not one of them!)



Quote: Originally posted by MICK  
We are also on our way there. Planning on being there may 22-23
Will be at clusters before that.
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Crazy Horse is a great place to visit. They had a video showing how it all came together. Same guy that did the Presidents at Rushmore did Crazy Horse.

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[*] posted on 5-15-2018 at 12:34 PM


Quote: Originally posted by Udo  
The CRAZY HORSE rock carving is now finished


Crazy Horse's "face" is finished.

They are now working on his outstretched arm.

Still to go -

The rest of his head (besides his face)
His torso
And the entire horse that he is sitting on.

Maybe in 50 to 100 more years.......
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[*] posted on 5-15-2018 at 01:15 PM


Quote: Originally posted by TMW  
Same guy that did the Presidents at Rushmore did Crazy Horse.

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Same guy made a video of both monuments?

Gutzon Borglum never saw crazy horse, the man or the mountain.

There is a secret time capsule behind the presidents head at Mt Rushmore.
They even have conspiracy theories about the time capsule.

When Buddy Red Bow wrote this song, from a diary in the time capsule, the diary of a little Indian boy who ended up in the cavalry, the guy in-charge of the Department of the interior flew out to find out what happened. He found out that this is a story that needs to be told.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yl-0rNJyzfs


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[*] posted on 5-15-2018 at 02:30 PM


Your right, it was Polish-American sculptor Korczak Ziolkowski, who worked on Mount Rushmore under Gutzon Borglum.
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[*] posted on 5-17-2018 at 06:32 AM


South Dakota is fabulous!



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