Crazy Horse Memorial, Mt. Rushmore & Sturgis September 7th 2011 The Crazy Horse Memorial was simply stunning and so moving. The dedication of the sculptor Korczak Ziolkowski and his family is over-whelming.
After his death his wife continued to oversee the project and the whole family are involved (he had 10 children!). They believe the project should be funded through public donations from people who believe in what they are doing and have twice refused ... read more
North America » United States » South Dakota » Mount Rushmore Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
Hi after years of hoping, dreaming and wishing we are taking 2 years out to go backpacking round the world from the end of july and can't wait!
It's now May 2013 so I reckoned i better update this as we are now only 3 days away from the end of our travels!!. Only managed 22 months as we decided we needed somewhere to live when we got back after all, but still not a bad stint. At this moment i can't sum it all up, there have been so many amazing experiences, sights and encounters along the way, i think i need to stop to let it all sink in.
However I was so looking forward to getting hom... full info