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It's sad to leave our buds in Indianapolis, but we had to start making our way West. We left Noblesville around 9am after making a quick trip to the grocery store [side note, I have started a great collection of grocery discount cards, today I got one at Kroegers :-) ]. The weather was calling for some strong storms just north of our route so we were fortunate they weren't going to get in our way. We headed west out Route 70 through St. Louis so we could see the St. ...
... where the "real fans" may have been hiding. That being said, we had a lovely time...despite the fact that they only serve Budweiser beverages in the coolers that come around to the seats. It is Busch stadium...so what did I expect.
... a historic site. It’s very well preserved and interesting to visit. I’m trying to show some restraint and not blab on about his life, but you should read this book if you get a chance (thanks Bob. The real DB is very different from the guy we think we know from the movies and TV. One fun fact: DB had his coffin made before he died and stored it under his bed. Sometimes he would pull it out and climb ...
... and headed out to get a look at the city in the last bit of daylight. Downtown St Louis is a huge place but the streets seemed pretty empty. We headed down to 'The Gateway" which stands on the edge of the Mississippi (the border between Illinois and Missiouri) It looks over St Louis, and was built to symbolise the westward expansion of the USA. Ofcourse all this sightseeing is very thirty work so the obligatory Irish bar saw a visit from us too! Total miles travelled today - ...
... and Josh tried to school me in the basics of Baseball (turns out I understood it better than I thought I did) with the St Louis Cardinals game. I think its a game that is rarely more enjoyable on TV than live. It didn't seem as slow when you could actually see what the players were doing.
After a good night sleep, Coree and I had a rather excellent breakfast of sasuage (American style), egg and toast (though I couldn't face the donuts, nice as they looked) we headed into ...
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