[Our winter adventure from January 2016 continues….]
Our second night, in Pueblo, Colorado, we found a room (pet-free! These are increasingly rare, which is too bad, given our allergies….) and walked to the nearby Cactus Flower restaurant, where Bob ordered the hard-shell tacos, which were homemade, crispy, and still warm!
How do you know you’re entering Wyoming? Well, you look for the bison, of course….
Oh, you want to see REAL bison? No problem. This herd was just up the road from the sign:
On our third day, we arrived in Rapid City. What followed was a tornado of paperwork and a blizzard of errands: swapping the vehicles, getting the Blue Ox hitch stuff taken off the old Jeep and put onto the new one, not to mention all the other details that go into getting a “toad” ready for hook-up and pull.
Whew! But we weren’t ready yet. We’d come this far. Why mail all that paperwork back and forth when we can just drive on over to Sioux Falls (our domicile county seat) to take care of registration and tags in person?
So we hit the road again on January 7… heading farther East in dense fog, which gave the countryside an eerie yet beautiful softness:
We couldn’t avoid the perils of traveling through South Dakota in early January. We (I use the term loosely. To be exact, Bob) drove through blowing snow…
…and blinding fog:
Still, I couldn’t stop taking photos of the stunning views out the windows:
We were reminded to be careful when we spotted drivers who weren’t…
…despite the warning signs (literally):
But we got to Sioux Falls in time that day to get into the DMV office before it closed, which left us back on our own schedule.
[Next time, more on our winter adventure!]