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They say you go into post-vacay blues but this is not true for us! We are quite happy.
I very much enjoyed going to a new place (Chile) and going back after 5 years Argentina & Uruguay.
I feel a sense of relief. I longed to go back as soon as the last trip ended. But now I do not feel that anymore.
Unfortunately Nick has a bit of a cold. He had one when we left and now when we got back. Poor thing. I really hope I'm not next.
I feel very ...
... which is like a little tram that takes you up to a big hill overlooking the city. I felt a little wistful leaving but knew there were bigger and better things waiting for me.
Iowa was really quite boring. There were hills here and there which helped break the monotony but it was just truck after RV after truck after car after truck. Luckily, Tim had suggested (reminded me, actually) to download S.E.R.I.A.L. podcast from NPR. I downloaded the ...
... big problem - there were no seats next to each other for the 9.5 hour flight. The ones available were for purchase - $118 dollars a piece. I almost broke down in tears.
I spent so much time researching flights to save 200 just to have it go to waste on seating.
I debated that perhaps some people would let us change seats. I implored Nick to call the customer service. He got an automaton who ...
... a dealer. The drive today was both boring and interesting. Forgive me for not putting up pics, I left the camera in the truck and I'm too tired to go down and get it. We saw a wind turbine farm, but too far away to take pics. We went through Missouri, Nebraska, Iowas and passed over the Missouri River a couple of times and saw acres and acres of corn in Nebraska. We got to the state park and found out it ...
... River no less than four times. I was waiting for Donna to berate me over the CB for taking her in circles. Since I still have no ability to transmit (Honda is going to look at my CB when we get to Denver), I would have just had to put her on mute.
We generally stop for gas about every 100 or so miles, just to get off the bikes and walk around, stretch, rehydrate, etc. It is odd roaming around out here. There will be miles and miles of farm and nothing ...