Vintage Charm Guesthouse / Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... 1933. The grandson of the gentleman who opened it is still running the family business. The first time we were here several years ago, the son of the founder was there and we got to talk to him for several minutes. I think he has since passed away because he was in in 90's then. At any rate, we love their hotdogs and if we are anywhere near Grand Island we make it a point to stop and eat. Today was no exception. As usual, the hot dogs were delicious and one of us made a pig ...
... the sides of his bike. He was a shorter guy with dark hair and light eyes. He was younger than me but his face looked a little weathered from the sun yet handsome. His name is Jake. We swapped travel stories, and it felt good to talk to someone on a similar journey. He told me that during this trip, he came upon a grizzly with two cubs. After going back and grabbing his GoPro, he crouched down and got way too close to the cubs. The mother ...
... Kansas first. They say things happen for a reason, but I was struggling on this one, until Dean pointed out that if we had not changed our route we would not have been able to pick up a Kansas map. As it happens we passed a Missouri Welcome Centre on our way back to St Joseph and they had most of the surrounding states maps. When we crossed into Kansas, again there was no visitor information. We were lucky to have got a map from Missouri. We then ...
... 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 ...