S: South Dakota 2011 vol. I
BC: This concludes day one...
FC: The Great Outdoors | What a beautiful view!
1: VACATION | What a beautiful view! | No trip to South Dakota is complete without a stop at Wall Drug
2: Still smiling...and goofy | South Dakota sunrise | The water is always FREE at Wall Drug! | 514 miles and counting.........
3: "Taking the bull by the horns" | Good morning sunshine | A tired driver | ......where we stop, nobody knows.....
4: Bellying up before attempting to ride the Jackelope
5: Playing in the "backyard" at Wall Drug"
8: Trying on the Lakota
9: Our ancestors? Quite the resemblance
10: Cole and Gabbriele not so sure about the mines | a look inside the mine
11: When doody calls.... | There's gold in dem dar hills
12: "How do you open this thing?" "What is it?" "What do you do in there?" "Look, I can change clothes!"
13: Last minute snap shots before we hit the road again....
14: 244,000 acres of uniqueness | The Badlands; they aren't really that bad...
15: The Lakota gave it this name, "mako sica," meaning "land bad" | Tatonka
16: Breath taking views | Stunning | Cole yells "Ricola!" and listens for the echo
17: nature in it's purest form | Look kids! Bison! | prairie dog-a-palooza
20: Dinosaur park- Fun, free, energizing
21: The perfect release after multiple hours in the car
22: BEAR BUTTS
23: Bear Country, USA; Rapid City, South Dakota
25: A few of the animals with antlers
26: Bear-ly awake
27: Up close and personal, maybe a little too close...
28: Bear-ly hanging on
29: Black bears in their natural habitat; preparing for winter
30: Babyland | Snuggle time | "Aren't they cuuuute?"
31: Rick's lil' buddy | Are you coming back? | Come along now
32: The CHALLENGE! | Winner! | Can he do it? | ...and the race is on...