Black Hills & Wyoming

    Day 1

    Day 01 - July 6, 2011 - Wednesday - Palmer Divide, CO - Drive to Rapid City, SD - Crazy Horse Memorial

    At 6:58 we left Elephant Rock in our rental Toyota Sienna 8 passenger van. With Vic driving and Jesper as the co-pilot and navigator, we headed north on...

    Day 2

    Day 02 - July 7, 2011 - Thursday - Rapid City, SD; Mt. Rushmore & Custer State Park

    Our Guest Author for today is Maria Poulsen, age 12 from Frederikssund, Denmark.

    When we left the hotel at 8:43 it was 73 degrees. We were on the way to Mount Rushmore....

    Day 3

    Day 03 - July 8, 2011 - Friday - Drive to Buffalo, WY; Black Hills and Devils Tower

    Today’s Journal is written by Jesper Poulsen, an IBMer from Frederikssund, Denmark and former exchange student and soccer star at Lewis-Palmer High School.

    We got up early, showered, finished packing, had breakfast...

    Day 4

    Day 04 - July 9, 2011 - Saturday - Drive to Cody, WY – Scenic Drive Big Horn National Wilderness Area - Buffalo Bill Historical Center

    We woke up to a beautiful morning in Buffalo, WY. The day was bright and clear and the temperature was 66º. The Great American...

    Day 5

    Day 05 - July 10, 2011 - Sunday - Drive to Jackson Hole, WY – Yellowstone National Park – Grand Tetons National Park

    Our Guest Author for today is Cecilie Poulsen, age 15 from Frederikssund, Denmark.

    We met at 8:34 am and drove towards Yellowstone National Park. On the...

    Day 6

    Day 06 - July 11, 2011 - Monday - Jackson Hole, WY – Return to Yellowstone

    Today’s Journal is written by Ulla Poulsen, a Financial Advisor from Frederikssund, Denmark.

    After having picked up sandwiches for the day we left the hotel at 8:20 and headed for Yellowstone. The temperature was...

    Day 7

    Day 07 - July 12, 2011 - Tuesday - Drive Home to Palmer Ridge, CO

    After breakfast, we loaded the vehicle and filled the tank with gas at Jackson for $3.49/gallon. The skies were dark gray and the temperature was 59º. A severe mountain storm was predicted for the...

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Day 13: Azores & Madeira: Portugal's Unspoiled Archipelagos

Day 13 - Saturday, April 22, 2022 - Depart for U.S.

The hotel prepared a box breakfast for us as we had to be in the lobby way before the breakfast room was open.

Last night we found out that our departure flight back to...

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