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The Gang of Three is Heading West/East: Update

As a FYI I have updated the previous posts with the respective videos. Unfortunately due to underperforming WIFI internet connection and upload restrictions on all campgrounds I was only able to do this now.

Just browse through the posts again and enjoy!

Thomas

The Gang of Three is Heading East (cont. X)

Our last campground, Northwest KOA Minneapolis in Maple Grove, a real KOA again!!

Monday, July 4

Today we arrived after an uneventful drive in Casselton, ND near Fargo. Tomorrow we are heading towards Minneapolis and stay another night at a KOA. Wednesday then we plan to arrive in Westby WI.

This will conclude our trip “The Gang of Three is Heading West”. We were 17

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The Gang of Three is Heading East (cont. IX)

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Sunday, July 3

After leaving the mountains the journey through North Montana in direction east was nothing to mention, other than long, very long. It took us two days, Montana is a huge state.

Also we drove through a lot of tribal areas all with the well known problems, even in the

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The Gang of Three is Heading West (cont. VIII)

I will make and bake these again end of July, yeehhh!!!!

Friday, July 1

Yesterday we reached our most western point. From now on we drive again east through Northeastern Montana, North Dakota, Minnesota back to the West Fork Kickapoo Valley.

The main road was still closed because of snow and it was raining so hard we decided to skip

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The Gang of Three is Heading West (cont. VII)

Aren't they cute, at least from a distance and not between the mother and them....

 

Wednesday, June 29

Yesterday we drove through the Grand Teton National Park with the most beautiful weather possible. We had to pass three times the Continental Divide (Continental Divide of the Americas ) to get there. A special event was the grizzly mom (not Palin) with her cups roaming next to

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The Gang of Three is Heading West (cont. VI)

And here we are, the Gang of Three arrived..

 

Monday, June 27

The drive yesterday through the Rockies was spectacular. It still took us a while to get to our West Yellowstone KOA campground.

And here we are, the Gang of Three arrived..

Even though also expensive and in a highly touristic area like Mt. Rushmore KOA, we discovered

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The Gang of Three is Heading West (cont. V)

At that altitude we changed our attitude

 

Sunday, June 26

Yesterday the drive to Greybull was not difficult but still long. We had the Bighorn Mountain Range in front uf us and the Avalanche had to climb to an elevation of 9’666 feet up to the Powder River Pass. Not a problem for the 8,1l engine, but pulling 8’000#

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The Gang of Three is Heading West (cont. IV)

Harney Peak highest summit east of the Rockies

Saturday, June 25

The train ride on Thursday was fun and smokey and brought us trough a beautiful landscape you normally wouldn’t see by car. Even the boys, even though their face expression could lead you to believe different, enjoyed the slow pace of this steam train.

The tshutshu ride is

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The Gang of Three is Heading West (cont. III)

2/3 of the Gang

Thursday, June 23

Yesterday was the first really 100% beautiful day and the right setup for visiting Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Attached the pictures with the dinner at the end of the day.

Today I plan to ride the vintage steam engine train of the Black Hills Central Railroad. The two

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The Gang of Three is Heading West (cont. II)

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Wednesday, June 22

The drive yesterday from the Badlands to the Black Hills was very difficult, only 80 miles but it took me about three hours. Even for a 3/4 ton Chevy Avalanche a 31 foot, about 8’000 pound travel trailer is a problem with strong winds from the side and super heavy rain.

On

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