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Harry and Judy's RV Trip
No Photos 26th May 2011 - Summer 2011
Day 40-SNOW!!!

Got up and left camp early-couldn't wait to get in the warm car.  Last night it rained and the wind was so bad Harry had to pull the slides in so they wouldn't rip.  Luckily that only involved pushing a switch and we can still get to everything with them closed.

And not only did it rain-IT SNOWED!  Just a dusting and it's really beautiful, especially against the black lava, but it's still snow.  We drove into the little town of Arco and stopped for breakfast at Pickles.  Great local place, big breakfast...we had to bring some home. It's only 38 degrees and cold.  Kept driving NE on route 20 and saw more farms with mountains in the background, more desert, more plains and big, big sky with big white poufy clouds.  Really pretty.

As we got closer to Yellowstone and higher in altitude it started to snow and then sleet and then we couldn't see very far in front of our faces.  When we finally pulled in to the campground, Grizzly RV in W. Yellowstone, MT, we were in the middle of what I call a blizzard.  We can't hook up the water because it's supposed to go into the 202 tonight and the hose would freeze but we have plenty in the tanks.  We have electric for more heat (along with the propane) so we should be OK.  It's been snowing since we got here, big blustery flakes, and there's about 2" already but it's not sticking to the roads-yet.  We booked a bus tour through the upper loop of Yellowstone tomorrow. The tour people know where the animals are (supposedly there's lots of animals this time of year, all having babies, so it should be interesting), they know the roads and it will give Harry a break from driving and he can see stuff better.

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