Last week I introduced my travel journal recording a family trip to Montana, and all the stops to and from. This week I pick up where we left off (in Nebraska) with more pages!
Our first over night stop was in South Dakota. In my stockpile I brought with me was a map of each of the states we were visiting. I did a simple watercolor of Mt. Rushmore on a piece of scrapbook paper, added a vintage look postcard we bought there, and circled the part of the state we were visiting.
On the winding highway approaching Mt. Rushmore, we eagerly watched for a distant view of the majestic landmark. When we approached a tunnel, I took a photo through the front windshield. Later, I cut out the tunnel in that photo and placed a photo of Mt. Rushmore behind it to make a peek-a-boo page.
On this page, I added a paper sack from the Mt. Rushmore gift shop where I bought more postcards, and used it to hold memorabilia in. The colorful HELLO is cut from a postcard. On the right side of the spread I sketched Lincoln’s profile and a worker to give an idea of the scale. I also recorded some other interesting trivia that I learned while we were there.
Next week, the movable “tram” page!