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Jul 25, 2012 - New Friends Along the Way

The real excitement of this trip is not limited to the sights and sounds--its the people you meet along the way. Like the rodeo announcer in Cheyenne who noticed me taking pictures and invited us to dinner with his wheelchair bound wife and her caretaker. Or the black christian women we met in Cody, who joined a bus of fellow believers in North Carolina and were riding cross country to see the old west for the first time. Or the Rodeo Clown who was visiting with some very ill children through the efforts of the "Make a Wish" Foundation but...

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Jul 24, 2012 - Another needed day off and report on our last 3-day adventure

We had Wednesday, Thursday and Friday off last week. We headed out on Wednesday toward Billings, MT. This path took us up Dunraven Pass toward the northeast exit over Hayden Valley where we saw bison, elk and pronghorn sheep. After leaving YNP we drove the Beartooth All American Highway to Red Lodge and then to Billings, MT. Nice King Suite room at the Holiday Inn thanks to Priceline for $80. We enjoyed the room and the hot tub. On Thursday we had breakfast at Stella's Downtown on the recommendation of our co-workers. The cinnamon roll was...

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Jul 21, 2012 - Cody Adventures Continued..

We have really enjoyed our stay in cowboy country. Very interesting culture with little crime... could that because in Wyoming you are allowed to carry a gun concealed or not? Lots to do in the area and we have enjoyed exploring. The Buffalo Bill Museum really was a two day event. It is actually five different museums packed full with historical information about Buffalo Bill Cody, Indian culture, Yellowstone, Western art, and a large gun museum. The gun museum included a knife and gun used by many of the famous gunslingers and outlaws that...

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Kodi's Travels

Jul 18, 2012 - Cody

Dès le réveil, on sent que la journée sera torride et risque d'être pénible. Lucie en profite pour faire l'épicerie tandis que je vais faire un tour en vélo. Un peu fou à 35C! J'en profite pour visiter la ville et m'arrêter un peu partout. Entre autres, j'ai goûté aux crime de bonnes binnes du cuisinier de la cavalerie qui se trouvait devant le musée de Buffalo Bill. Outre les binnes, il faisait cuire sur le feu de bois des biscuits et du café tout en expliquant comment ça se passait dans le temps. De retour au camping, une baignade...

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Jul 18, 2012 - Buffalo Bill Museum

After breakfast at Granny’s (a favorite of the locals), we had a very full day in Cody. We returned to the Buffalo Bill Museum for another 5 hours(tickets are good for two days). Steve spent over 2 hrs. just in the firearms section alone. This museum would hold its own against the Smithsonian in terms of the world-class exhibits depicting the history, wildlife, and art of the west. It was truly worth the trip back to take it all in….an absolute must for anyone visiting Cody. Later in the day we drove out to the Buffalo Bill Dam, the highest...

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Jul 17, 2012 - Back to Cody

Mon., July 16th - We rolled out of Canada in the rain, but really didn’t mind since today was just for traveling back to the US. The border crossing was a bit longer entering than exiting. We made it to Harlowton, Montana…a really depressed little po-dunk town with a well kept city park for campers right across from the courthouse. Tues., July 17th – We traveled south through the backroads of Montana toward Cody which we decided to revisit on our return trip. It wasn’t fun dragging the RV across miles of bumpy gravel roads under...

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Jul 17, 2012 - Cody et son rodéo

Enfin, nous avons droit à un temps complètement dégagé pour le lever du soleil sur les montagnes et, en prime, un lac calme qui reflète ce majestueux décor. Très reposant. Nous devons malheureusement quitter la région aujourd'hui pour se rendre à Cody, capitale mondiale du rodéo. Nous devons traverser en partie Yellowstone avant d'emprunter la route pour Cody. A la sortie de Yellowstone, nous devons traverser un col important avant de descendre le long d'une rivière gonflée par les orages des derniers jours. Le décor le long de la route est...

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Jul 17, 2012 - Cody, WY - Part 1

Welcome to Cody, Wyoming! Great little western town. Arrived Saturday afternoon at our camping site in the Buffalo Bill State Park. Excellent location, surrounded by mountains with a river and a lake. No bathrooms or showers, but we have electric and water and we use all of Kodi's resources for day to day living. Anyway, after set up we took an exploratory ride around Cody. Guess what, there's a Walmart here. Just like home....we did some grocery shopping and other time wasting stuff. Had lunch at the Silver Dollar outside bar...great...

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Kodi's Travels

Jul 15, 2012 - Cody, Wyoming

Left Yellowstone, headed to Cody, Wyoming....a short 3 hour drive over a 9000 foot Sylvan Pass. Once over the pass you notice a distinct change in terrain, less trees, more bluffs and red rock canyons....more Western looking. We passed Bill Cody Reservoir which releases into the Shoshone Canyon, 5 miles from Cody. The dam prototype was used for the Hoover dam. It is surrounded by campgrounds with few trees, but a very nice looking lake, blue green water.....an outdoor-person's heaven. We will be in Cody for two nights and then we start our...

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Jul 15, 2012 - Cody

The drive to Cody was just as pretty as Yellowstone. We traveled through the Shoshone National Forest to the Buffalo Bill State park. Cody is named for Bill Cody and is the major theme for EVERYTHING in the area. They have a wonder museum. Its a pretty little town of 9500 and VERY republican and more than once did we hear someone say he/she wished Obama dead. That is a bit far even if you don't like him. Scary stuff. We were unable to fish in Yellowstone but did fish in Cody. We caught two rainbow trout each all four were two and three...

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Jul 14, 2012 - Mustangs and Rodeos

Cody is a little metropolis in the middle of nowhere. Founded by Buffalo Bill Cody, it thrives on giving tourists the feel of the "Old West". With nightly "gunfights" at the historic Irma Hotel and nightly rodeos in the summer, it does just that. Saturday we drove about an hour out of town to Pryor Mountain Mustang Preserve, 38,000 acres of land on the Wyoming/Montana border set aside by the government for the preservation of these wild horses. There are 190 wild horses on this range - we saw 9 by simply driving the short road through the...

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Westward Bound

Jun 28, 2012 - Buffalo Bill Historical Center

We spent the remainder of our day after visiting the Heart Mountain Interpretive Center at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center. Please allow at least two days when visiting this Center. It is an incredible center. It is broken down into 5 separate museums. The Buffalo Bill, Greater Yellowstone National History, Plains Indians, Western Art, and Firearms. Each one is separate and unique in its own way. I will post several of these sections separately in this journal for you enjoyment. In addition to documenting the life and interests of...

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