Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Surprisingly, Stugis is a darling little town. The owner of the campground says they have a population of about 4,700 people but that for two weeks in the summer, they swell to about a million. Because this is their 70th anniversary, they may have more than that this year. I can not imagine dealing with that many people. Just the porta potties alone would be too much! They have several businesses that are huge - and just open 2 weeks a year.
If I lived here full time, I believe I'd be putting plywood over my windows, barring the door and heading out of town a week or two before the big rally begins.
We are testing the water-tightness of the tent tonight as we are in the middle of a thunderstorm. Getting a few drips on my computer screen - grrrrr..... Oops - and Arayo has gotten wet from laying against the side of the tent. NOT good signs.
Photo: Arayo wasn't allowed to visit Devil's Tower yesterday. All animals must stay in the car and it was simply too warm for that, so we drove around the outer perimeter.
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Nice pic of Arayo and Devil's Tower! Enjoy Sturgis!ReplyDelete
I love all the pictures of Arayo in front of state signs and monuments!ReplyDelete
This is so much fun! I would love to do this with my boxer...ReplyDelete
I think we all need to write letters to Devil's Tower and demand an air conditioned waiting room for our best friends.ReplyDelete
I have a friend who lives in a small town just outside Sturgis - pop 5. (Her family and the guy who owns the bar.) Her experience with the bikers has been mostly positive.
This shot looks handpainted. Arayo has the most cooperative hair.