Monthly Archives: May 2022

BONUS LITTLE BIGHORN BATTLEFIELD

I can’t believe I skipped one of our “unplanned but then planned” side trips. We originally endeavored to drive basically straight east from West Yellowstone, traversing Yellowstone National Park and exiting through the East Gate, proceeding down Highway 14 through … Continue reading

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Coal Country

At 550 miles, it’s too far a reach to get from West Yellowstone Montana to Rapid City South Dakota in one drive, so we overnighted in Ranchester Wyoming, a suburb of Sheridan. This is Coal Country, as the many trains … Continue reading

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Nevermore Quoth the Raven

A long drive on Day 4 brought us to West Yellowstone Montana. Last October, when making reservations for campsites, I discovered that Yellowstone National Park had some very nice ones, but they had closed down for 2 Covid years. And … Continue reading

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LAUNCH

We broke up our BTE (remember, Big Trip East?) into ‘bites” of 400 miles or less, often less than 300, so that we could stop and smell the roses (and pine trees, and freight trains, and cow pastures, but I … Continue reading

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T Minus 1

Our last post brought us up to Crunch Time, those last few hours where all the rubber hits the road hard. In this case Crunch Time was the 24-hour period where the UPack van arrived, followed early the next morning … Continue reading

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T Minus 2

Just short of “Launch” for our BTE (Big Trip East), we have been very very busy packing not only our household for transfer, but our temporary household for the trip. We will, of course, be living in our RV until … Continue reading

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