Day 3 Rapid City SD to Sioux City IA

Trip Start May 04, 2008
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Trip End Jun 08, 2008


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Thursday, May 8, 2008

Total Miles:  1537
Total Hours In The Car:  28 Hours, 15 Minutes
Total States:  5

Quote Of The Day:  "I love the smell of asphalt in the morning"  Bob Travis
Tourist Activities:  Badlands National Park SD, Wall Drug, Wall SD, Corn Palace Mitchell SD
Cultural Differences:  "Motorcycle Colors Not Allowed" in bar windows and "Beware Of Rattlesnakes" signs everywhere.
Question of the Day:  What the heck does 'Motorcycle Colors Not Allowed' mean?
Cultural Experience:  Ate lunch at an Arbys with a small casino in the back
Observation:  The drive between Rapid City and Sioux Falls SD is like driving around Ritzville for 5 hours at 80 miles an hour.
On the iPod:  Not much of anything today...not sure why that is. 
Compensation for an oops:  Bob got his photo take in front of a fake Mt. Rushmore at Wall Drug.  
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robtaclark
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Iowa!
Welcome to America's Heartland! You didn't know if looked like Ritzville? All the neat stuff is at ground level, so it's hard to find. It doesn't stand up and knock you over like the Tetons or the Crazy Mountains that you passed on your left while buzzing by Big Timber in Montana.
'Motorcycle colors': The bar owners don't want the bikers wearing their affiliations on their backs, or heads, or sleeves. Too much testosterone and road rage can lead to conflict.
I should have let you know I was in Omaha--you could have driven south a few miles and we could have sat by the Missouri and watched the Big Muddy role by.
Bob & Sheila

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