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Travel Blogs from Waterville
30th Oct cont.
We had made a plan the night before of what route we were taking to nowhere and so jumped onto the highway and headed off towards St Joseph and then followed the state line up to cross over into Nebraska at the first opportunity. However, luck was against us. The Missouri River had other ideas. Recently, it had burst its banks and wiped out most of the roads crossing it, so we had to turn around and return to St Joseph and ...
... east to Independence Missouri which is where our next entry will be.
We made the best of it and looked through the various travel books to see if there was anything along the way. It turns out, not much. We did stop briefly in Marysville, KS which had an example of a sod house and a one room school house in the town park. All in all we left Lincoln about 7:30 and got to the Harry Truman Library before 1pm.
An entry for the library with some pictures is next.
... was beautiful country and we found this old marker under a tree and next to some shrubs that you could barely read, noting the Oregon Trail and the Pony Express route. We did a total of 55 miles today, our longest yet.
Camp was good and Lisa parked on high ground and things were drying fast. That night the Local Chamber of Commerce and Volunteer Fire Fighters cooked us hamburgers and opened ...
... file that the lady there pulled for me, we headed back out to see the monument at the official end of the trail near the railroad tracks. Then it was a quick high five, and I rode through alternating drizzle and rain in 50 degree temperatures for about 9 hours without really stopping (except for a quick donut in Clay Center).
I made it to Washington, and tried to make it all the way to a the last pony express stop that still stands ...
... kids, the birthday party, all the cards, gifts, and especially the prayers & love.
I promise to bring God's love from all of you to the beautiful people of India & especially to the children. I have the cutest "Jesus loves You" necklaces, bouncing balls and stickers to share with the kids.
"God has anointed me to preach the Gospel & bring healing to the sick ".
"I thank my God always in remembrance of you. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking