Travel Blogs from Des Moines, United States

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the drive from Deadwood, SD to Des Moines, IA, Des Moines, United States travel blog

the drive from Deadwood, SD to Des Moines, IA

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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... I have to sya that I don't remember any palaces being constructed from corn in Iowa!! I continued my 680 mile drive to Des Moines where I styaed with my Uncle Russ and Aunt Jane.  We sat up for a while and caught up.  ...

Heartland of America ... Still!, Des Moines, United States travel blog

Heartland of America ... Still!

A travel blog entry by 2pcgrads

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... strikeouts!  At the age of 91 he pitched in a Hall of Fame Game!  What an amazing athlete! Habitat For Humanity, Des Moines, Iowa.  WOW! What an experience!  First off: we, as RV Care-A-Vanners were given spaces to park our rigs in, ...

Almost ready, Des Moines, United States travel blog

Almost ready

A travel blog entry by twilightsummers

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Less than one week! Less than one week until I get on that plane. Holy shit--less than one week... Crap Well, at least I have a ticket. In my last entry, you'll recall that I was nervous about getting my visa back from the Korean Consulate in ...

Loose ends, Des Moines, United States travel blog

Loose ends

A travel blog entry by twilightsummers

Hello all! OK, so I'm not in Korea anymore, as most of you know.  I just got back to Des Moines after a week in San Francisco.  It's been odd getting readjusted, I have to say.  When I first got to SF, I kept thinking about everything ...

Not Too Exciting, Des Moines, United States travel blog

Not Too Exciting

A travel blog entry by ryan.r.smith.87

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... was stuck in traffic for a little while longer and then finally started heading west. We made it about 100 miles outside of Des Moines before we stopped to sleep. We found some random campground right off of the interstate and slept there. I have never ...

Day 5: Des Moines, IA, Des Moines, United States travel blog

Day 5: Des Moines, IA

A travel blog entry by zyd85

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When we left Elk Horn, we got back on the highway heading east to toward Des Moines. It was nice to be back among hills and lush green trees  again after the flat, relatively treeless prairie.  We found our hotel  right on the outskirts of ...

And so it begins..., Des Moines, United States travel blog

And so it begins...

A travel blog entry by twilightsummers

I feel like all of this just happened to me...and yet that's utter bullshit because I started the whole thing, kept it rolling, and made the big decision. Today I gave two weeks notice at my cubicle job so that I could pick up my life and move to ...

The circus in town, Des Moines, United States travel blog

The circus in town

A travel blog entry by burtonll

... farm-chores, learn about crops typical of each period. More farm history at Heritage Village - early farm machinery in a century-old barn; stores, church, school, railroad station. Des Moines, Iowa Population 198,076 Elevation 803 Central time ...

Progress, of sorts., Des Moines, United States travel blog

Progress, of sorts.

A travel blog entry by rachnharry

... at about 6.30pm.   Needless to say, I was very worried about the car but it seemed fine.  I tweaked the route to go through Des Moines and Omaha, in case I needed to get to an Audi dealer, but so far so good. Continuing on through Iowa, I-80 bore an ...

Farm Country, Des Moines, United States travel blog

Farm Country

A travel blog entry by hendrika

Another day of a long haul. I just realized that I put 3000 miles on this trip and considering that I left 11 days ago, you know that this chick has been burning some serious rubber. From here on out I want to spend a but more time and I was totally ...

Des Moines, IO, Des Moines, United States travel blog

Des Moines, IO

A travel blog entry by ybslob

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Des Moines, Des Moines, United States travel blog

Des Moines

A travel blog entry by nextchapter...

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We went to Des ...

Dallying in Des Moines, Des Moines, United States travel blog

Dallying in Des Moines

A travel blog entry by mefox13

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Since I didn't accomplish a whole lot yesterday in Des Moines, I decided to stay for the first half of another day.  All in all I managed to visit the art museum (the building itself is quite a work of art), Fort Des Moines, and the Iowa Historical ...

late, Des Moines, United States travel blog

late

A travel blog entry by delfuegoproject

Gas stations provide us with many things we will want on this trip, and a few things we don't. Insults from gas pump neighbors are always bonuses. Call it free entertainment. After giving us his opinion regarding our appearances, we get a good laugh ...

Des Moines, Iowa, Des Moines, United States travel blog

Des Moines, Iowa

A travel blog entry by tumbleweeds

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We have one of those GPS navigators in the car. It has two modes: American and English and it varies its tone depending on the one you choose. We have decided to call 'her' (because she is female) Mandy for the Californian/American voice and Amanda for ...

Final Entry, Des Moines, United States travel blog

Final Entry

A travel blog entry by hrpitschmann

... dehydration, sleep deprivation. Still making my plane at 7 30 the next morning I was off to Denver then to good old Des Moines ,Iowa, to embrace US life once again however cold and seemingly ridiculous it is. ...

Last day of work, Des Moines, United States travel blog

Last day of work

A travel blog entry by jcjdsm

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This is only a test.  If this had been an actual log, witty repartee would follow. This is only a ...

Great place for airport stop over, Des Moines, United States travel blog

Great place for airport stop over

A travel blog entry by gonroamin

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Just one night before we fly off to san Francisco, so we wanted somewhere close to the airport. This place is perfect, on the beach 10 mins from airport, and there are loads of good restaurants in the town. On the way here we crossed the border back into ...

Home at last, Des Moines, United States travel blog

Home at last

A travel blog entry by bonniebelle

Home at last, tired, jet lagged, but home. I managed to get on an earlier flight to Des Moines from Chicago and that got me into the DSM airport a couple of hours early, I expected to have to wait on my luggage but wonder of wonders, it made it on the ...

Des Moines/Iowa Day I, Des Moines, United States travel blog

Des Moines/Iowa Day I

A travel blog entry by mrweinstein

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... city of Des Moines nearly 15 miles away. It was surreal. That’s it for today. Tomorrow, looking forward to Des Moines and a movie. Just some short little tidbits for today…..  people out here are incredibly friendly AND awesome ...

Cutting Ties, Des Moines, United States travel blog

Cutting Ties

A travel blog entry by twilightsummers

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... of testing the system to make sure everybody who wants to read them is getting them. Before I forget!! If you're in the Des Moines area, you are cordially invited to Tanner's bar on Saturday night, June 17th, for a farewell drink with yours truly. ...

Des Moines/Iowa Day II, Des Moines, United States travel blog

Des Moines/Iowa Day II

A travel blog entry by mrweinstein

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... day and decided to head into Des Moines, the capital and largest city in Iowa, with no real plan in mind. For reference, Des Moines…although the largest city in Iowa, has a population slightly higher than that of Morristown (about 200,000). All of ...

Day 13, Des Moines, United States travel blog

Day 13

A travel blog entry by funmiles

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... headed back to the highways and picked up I 80 heading west towards home. Other than stops for gas, lunch and stretching we stayed on the highway till get stopped in Des Moines, Iowa for the night. It was raining by the time we pulled into the parking ...

Étape 6 - De Dubuque à Des Moines, Des Moines, United States travel blog

Étape 6 - De Dubuque à Des Moines

A travel blog entry by bogit

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... l'histoire des mammouths ; ils devront seulement regarder les photos. Le deuxième arrêt des plus intéressants a été le Capitole de Des Moines ; c'est comme notre parlement mais en plus riche. Les 50 états des USA en ont un et, selon notre guide ...

Lifelong Vacation into the world, Des Moines, United States travel blog

Lifelong Vacation into the world

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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... my degree in elemetary education.  Go Hawks! Most of my family there lives in Ames, Iowa which is near Des Moines and other family members live in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.  I have also spent many hours ...

The Wichita garage sale and blues in Des Moines, Des Moines, United States travel blog

The Wichita garage sale and blues in Des Moines

A travel blog entry by starlagurl

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... examination. Those crazy classical musicians. About an hour later, everyone comes back and we are ready to leave. Off to Des Moines! The driving again is uneventful, aside from some UN-calibre debates on everything from abortion rights to bilingualism. ...

Iowa, Des Moines, United States travel blog

Iowa

A travel blog entry by jeff1fla

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Des Moines, even closer to Minneapolis., Des Moines, United States travel blog

Des Moines, even closer to Minneapolis.

A travel blog entry by dani.bora

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Fixed tire on to Des Moines, Des Moines, United States travel blog

Fixed tire on to Des Moines

A travel blog entry by cainrvtrip

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... our spare and headed to Des Moines. We arrived in Des Moines at 4:30 and meet with Mary's cousin Tom Wright in downtown Des Moines for dinner in the new trendy downtown area.  We toured his modernly refurbished offices which use to be the Tucker ...

My Last Night in Town, Des Moines, United States travel blog

My Last Night in Town

A travel blog entry by lancersen

My jounrney began in my hometown of Des Moines IA, see next blog ...

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