Thursday, July 23, 2009

Wind Cave National Park in South Dakota

Dances with Wolves. It really is a special experience to see all of these creatures roaming around together. They are so beautiful. Steph, I think you need to get one.
Wind Cave in South Dakota, amazing! 16 year old boy is the one who discovered this, in the late 1800's. Can you imagine? With a candle. 135 miles of cave so far, and they think only 5% has been discovered. The boy who first explored this cave thought he had mapped 90 miles, but had only really mapped 7 miles. They think he didn't realize he was remapping the same area. It is really dark down there when the lights are turned off. It is the 4th largest cave in the world. No creatures can live down there. phew.
What do you think? Lar's new business? Or T-shirt line?

Driving into the Wind Cave National Park, we encounter this amazing buffalo. How adorable is he. He walked alongside us and then in front of us for a bit. We enjoyed every bit of this experience. They are incredible and sound like nothing else we have heard. Lar described it like a deep groan, or fog horn. It was a beautiful sight.

1 comment:

  1. Been loving your blog! What a great experience to have as a family!