South Dakota

South Dakota

1880 Town – Cowboys, Costner and Camels

1880 Town – Cowboys, Costner and Camels

South Dakota is known primarily for its history carved in stone – to be more specific, the Mount Rushmore National Memorial with the four heads of Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln; and the monumental Crazy Horse Memorial, which is still being chiseled, hammered and blasted to completion. However, the state…Read More

Crazy Horse – A Red Hero immortalized in Gray Stone

Crazy Horse – A Red Hero immortalized in Gray Stone

“Be careful, if Crazy Horse needs to sneeze,” warns Jim Hattervig and distributes protective helmets. This remark is not meant entirely seriously – but you never know. After all, the nose above the visitorsĀ“ heads provides easily space for the engine of a jumbo jet. The helicopter, which appears to the left, compares in size…Read More

Hollywood in the Wild West

Hollywood in the Wild West

Travelling in the footsteps of movie heroes No area shapes our image of the USA as much as the American West. Bizarre rock formations, ancient Indian paths, arid desert landscapes, deep canyons, mysterious gorges and caves, high cliffs, wide rivers, waterfalls, breathtaking flora and fauna, wildlife, blue skies and fascinating play of colors of Mother…Read More

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