30in30: Badlands of South Dakota

In Badlands National Park, I was fortunate from the get go.  As soon I entered the park –

Badlands

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I was told that camping sites are almost full and I may not get one.  By sheer stroke of luck, I was able to secure the last available one!

Car camp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Then, I wondered if  camp grounds could be  a place for meeting American Families. And I was pleasantly surprised. First I met this gentleman who had the road to he does not know where. His diverse life and career was  indeed marvelous. His was like a free flowing breeze –

Family - Dan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

He gave me this as a souvenir –

Book

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Then I met this sweet couple who were on their annual pilgrimage to visit their grand kids around the country –

Family Florida

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Finally, with lots of apprehension I approached this family. But their sense of openness and friendship really overwhelmed me.

MN Family 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MN Family

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Little Emma gave me this as the parting gift –

Flower

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I indeed was a happy camper !

Me

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s