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The Mako Sica Trail

In an earlier post – The Badlands – Good Lands for Traveling¬†– I had mentioned that the Lakota had originally named the area we now call the Badlands “mako sica,” or “land bad.” I recently discovered, courtesy of some people … Continue reading

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The Badlands – Good Lands for Traveling

Continuing south, and a bit east, from Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota, we come to another signature park of the Great Plains: ¬†Badlands National Park. ¬†Badlands National Park, a.k.a. “The Badlands” appears abruptly for travelers along Interstate 90 … Continue reading

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