Baron: South Dakota (7.2001)
Our family vacation started in Illinois.
We drove northwest through Wisconsin and
Minnesota into South Dakota.
Our first stop was in the
in the small town of Mitchell.
The corn palace
is visited by many who are driving on Interstate 90...
(my sister as an example) is obviously
a reasonable pastime there.
We continued driving west. At a rest area near the
Missouri river, we went out for a short stroll.
has a habit of taking seeds everywhere in order
to plant them in his garden.
He often tastes the seeds too!
Our first main attraction was
Badlands National Park.
may be the visitor's first impression.
These moonscapes were sculpted by erosion.
are these gray hills...
All kinds of minerals
in the earth generate these interesting colors.
enjoying the scenery.
Cactii are among my favorite forms of vegetation!
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