Badlands National Park – Interior, SD


August 27, 2010 – Badlands National Park

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The Badlands National Park in Interieor, South Dakota was unlike anything else we’ve seen on our travels so far!  We loooved spending the afternoon here and will definitely be back in the future to do more extensive exploration.


From the nps.gov website:  “The rugged beauty of the Badlands draws visitors from around the world. These striking geologic deposits contain one of the world’s richest fossil beds. Ancient mammals such as the rhino, horse, and saber-toothed cat once roamed here. The park’s 244,000 acres protect an expanse of mixed-grass prairie where bison, bighorn sheep, prairie dogs, and black-footed ferrets live today.”


“They built this whole neighborhood out of wood, out of wood.
I guess I’ll still be around when they burn, burn it down.
I will be standing around when they burn it down.
Here in the Museum of Idiots.

Honey, I’m there when you need me, please believe me, please believe me.
I’ll still be right where you left me, if you manage to forget me.
Where we met is where you may forget.
Here in the Museum of Idiots.

If you and I had any brains, we wouldn’t be in this place.

Chop me up into pieces if it pleases, if it pleases.
And when the chopping is through, every piece will say, “I love you.”
Every piece of me will say “I love you.”
Here in the Museum of Idiots.

Every piece of me will say “I love you, you you”
Here in the Museum of Idiots.”



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