:wave Hi All: well we got back home last Sunday 7-13-03. the highpoints for us: in addition to the rally
, bowling green and the corvette factory, shakertown, ky, pigeon forge, tn and the smoky mountain knife works, fredericksburg, va museum, driving across washington dc with the casita
, dinner in baltimore with roland, et al,gettysburg, pa,the baltimore aquarium, the kentucky horse park, visiting a second cousin in ashland kentucky for the first time, the westward arch, st louis, ms, thomas park, salina ks (a free boondocker spot in a very pretty park with water and dump site), going under the continental devide on I70.
before going to the rally
, though, we visited Frank and Sheila Calabretta, in Ratone, NM who have put on about 14k miles on there casita
in about 6 months.
then we went dodge city & boot hill (a waste of time and money) it's all phony now.
Then to Mt. Rushmore and the hart ranch, rapid city south dakota (Very nice rv park) and then to John and Ginger Olson's place on a biiig cattle ranch near Hermoza, sd., they gave us a tour around mt rushmore and the casper state park where Ginger had been a ranger and still has a pass. took us thru a large herd of buffalo.
thence thru the badlands,and to Wall, sd (look it up) merlo, sd (large collection of cars,trucks, motorcycles, farme equipment, guns, rocks and more...we ran out of disk space.)
House on the Rock, spring green, ws (difficult to describe in less than a day), looval, ky, and takeing a back road to Renfro Valley, got to the Kentucky river ferry crossing...ferry across the river....started to wait for it and a local fella came by and said "that ferry has'nt moved in two weeks--water's to high". he led us out, thank you.