Westminster, CO to Russell, KS, Post Rock Country
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The ride from the Denver area to Russell, KS. took me quickly away from the mountains and into the great plains. Talk about flat, miles and miles of totally flat land with very few trees to break it up. Scarce fuel stops and few small towns. I left with a big weather front coming in from the west and it followed me into Kansas. It got very cold and windy as it finally caught up with me in the evening. Glad I have a good satellite TV system as I was able to see my beloved Red Sox win the pennant and the Patriots win another game.
Russell is in a large oil producing area and next to the RV park has a small oil museum that I visited. Not much to see except a lot of old drilling rigs rusting away. An interesting thing I discovered was that the fence posts here are all stone.
Summary: Elk Lodges: 56; Escapee RV Parks: 26; Public RV Parks: 54; National Parks: 69; Ships: 17; Forts: 30.
Expenses: 52 months on the road with an average of $1964 per month.