Saturday, July 21, 2007

They're not so bad after all

Badlands panorama

WHEN? Saturday · July 21 · (today's first post)

WHERE? Badlands National Park · find us on the map

The afternoon's 104° high temps combined with 25 mph winds made the Badlands feel like an oven. The visitor center's 20-minute movie, Land of Stone and Light, allowed air-conditioned relief while teaching viewers about the area's geology, history and wildlife. Mae Dean compared the mountain views to a much taller version of Arizona's Painted Desert.

The Midwest's Painted Desert

See more Badlands photos on flickr

Mae Dean and Wendell in Badlands

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