Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Monday 27th June 2011…Day 4!!!

Slept in till 8.30am and soon realised that I had changed time zones so it was really 9.30am!!!!!

It was a bit of a driving day on Interstate 90 so quite boring so I set cruise at

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listened to another live soccer game from Germany.

I stopped in Butte to gas up and get my final supplies from Wal-Mart as I have been told the food and gas is very expensive inside the Park.

My plan was to stop at a Passport America camp ground about 20 miles outside West Yellowstone….these camp grounds offer half price rates to Passport America card holders..but my plans to have Internet, showers and laundry were dashed when I arrived to find the park closed and up for sale!!

So onto plan B except I did not have a plan B!!!!  So I kept on driving and about 10 miles later I saw this sign

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and turned into the entrance way and found the most gorgeous setting with me as the only camper!!!

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It really is lovely Ramona is about 15 feet from the river!!

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Not all fun there are chores still to be done!!

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I then went for about a 3 mile walk around the area it was very beautiful!!

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jun27 010The view to the front of Ramona!!!

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A years free subscription to my blog to the first one to spot Ramona!!!

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Many readers have complained that there are not enough photos of me……that actually is not quite true no one has said any such thing but being as it is my blog I can say what i like so here you are ladies!!!!!

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Janet  (my lovely Sister in law) before you call the Fashion Police on me I shall be shaving tomorrow!!!

The writing on the mirror was a farewell message from Heather and her men wishing me a great trip and I haven’t wanted to take it off yet!!!

So it is now 10pm and time for TV and a movie…I

Woke up at 8am to a great sunny and warm day and across the river this baby came to say hello!!

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Still nobody in the camp ground so this morning after a great breakfast of poached eggs I became the campground host!!!!

Why??

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Well because there was a dump station and tap so I emptied the grey water tank(shower water) and filled up with fresh water so now I am set for my days inside the park.

Back on the road came across this section of the river..

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and yes the women do fish!!!!

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  I had already done some research and the plan was to find Bakers Hole Forest service camp ground park there and take the scooter into West Yellowstone 3 miles away and check out the town, go visit the visitor service centre and get some help on my itinerary and hopefully go to the library and post this.

I found the camp ground real easy

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I drove around till I found what i considered the best site, no one on one side and the camp hosts on the other side..

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The river is about 50 feet away and beautiful!!!

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16 dollars per night no hook ups but well worth it for me!!

 

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So I have set up a line and hung some laundry got Bonita off the rack and ready to rumble and off to town for a few hours!!

I plan to enter Yellowstone early tomorrow morning and I have 4 nights booked at two different campgrounds first Canyon and then Grant….please Google Yellowstone and check out where I am and what I shall be seeing…

I shall I think be without Internet for quite a while as I plan to go straight from Yellowstone into the Teton Mountains so I will post when I can but please do not send money and come look for me just yet and of course when I do post it will be days of what I hope will be interesting reading and stunning photos……best wishes to all!!!

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2 comments:

Kevin and Ruth said...

Love the Palisades Campground and the prices. Nice to be the only one.

Enjoy Yellowstone.

Kevin and Ruth
www.travelwithkevinandruth.com

Croft said...

I know you are out of Internet range but Claudia and P.J. are in Yellowstone as well. I hope you come across their easy-to-notice camper!

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