Good night on that note.
Day 6 - 5/14/2014: Wall SD
Woke up to an incredible full rainbow backdroped against our lodging.
Clark(roommate #2) was doing math probabilities in his head.
Wall drug is a main attraction of the city. I loved there simply of so many interesting photo ops.
More Badlands. Too cold for the snakes to venture out yet, we hoped.
Rapid City, SD: Don't overlook this tiny stream. It caused one of the greatest flood casualties in US history. Thanks Walker for the lesson.
On to Mt Rushmore in the afternoon.
Day 7 - 5/15/2014: Deadwood SD
Won $200 from poker table last night. Hit 2 quads within a hour. There was a $100 payout for quad Jack's.
Mike the pilot and rest of gang were heading to a conference room for some morning learning. The lecture was so interesting that I didn't take a single pic.
Devil's Tower from afar.
At the base of Devil's Tower.National Momentum. National Momentum are designated by the president, while National Park are designated by the congress.
And there are signs like this....
Day 8 - 5/16/2014: Deadwood SD
Gave back $40 on the poker table during the second night. Also, none of the us in the group won the free slot machine contest.
Back/side view of the hotel.
Downtown Deadwood, SD. Nothing but casinos, restaruants, and gift shops
Visited a open pit gold mine.
Open pit coal mine.
Jared(roommate #3, right) was looking serious before he finished a 32oz steak dinner.
Day 9 - 5/17/2014: Buffalo WY
Storm outlook was grim for last two days. Either way, another unforgettable journey!
Power River Pass WY: 9600 ft above the sea level.
Nate(right) and Paul were visualizing with new perspectives..
The only storm in US on that day. We got to chase it:)
Add CO on the list of states visited. 8 states left for me to go: LA, MS, AL, AR, UT, ID, OR, WA.
Day 10 - 5/18/2014: Cheyenne WY
Last chase day.
We found ways to amuse ourselves while waiting.
Cool looking, but short lived LP supercell in WY. Mother of the dragons must be nearby.
Last hotel stop before returning home tomorrow.
Day 11 - 5/19/2014: Valentine NE
Ain't cool without a selfie these days.