Travel Blogs from Fort Madison, United States

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Back to the Gypsy that I was, Fort Madison, United States travel blog

Back to the Gypsy that I was

A travel blog entry by soppe

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... front of me was purchasing two items: Busch Light and whole milk. On a Sunday. Iowa.   All told, when I arrived in Fort Madison, I arrived refreshed and renewed - ready to get back out on the road. Ready for the adventures and the surprises. Eager ...

FM Quick Update, Fort Madison, United States travel blog

FM Quick Update

A travel blog entry by soppe

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I'm here in southeast Iowa, preparing for the next set of travels. So far, that has entailed visits with friends, leisure reading, and making lists. Once in a while, I cross something off the list.  Some of those list items include catching up on ...

Route Mapped Out, Hotels Reserved, Fort Madison, United States travel blog

Route Mapped Out, Hotels Reserved

A travel blog entry by pendemonium

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... to change (note ice above!) and we always allow a little extra time to get out to the LA Pen Show, the return trip to Fort Madison is not as time sensitive.   I'm glad this part of the pre-planning is finished.  Now I need to figure ...

May we send you a postcard from the road?, Fort Madison, United States travel blog

May we send you a postcard from the road?

A travel blog entry by pendemonium

We'll be leaving on our LA Pen Show Adventure in less than a week! We'd love to send you a postcard from the Mother Road, written with a fountain pen of course.   I enjoy scribbling a few postcards while we are traveling.  While we'll ...

Back at Pendemonium Central!, Fort Madison, United States travel blog

Back at Pendemonium Central!

A travel blog entry by pendemonium

A very brief note that we are back in Fort Madison at the end of our last day of our 2009 LA Pen Show Adventure.  While I know it's a little selfish, please forgive me ... I'm weary and I'll finish up our last day of travel and some pics tomorrow, ...

Packing Classy Snacks, Fort Madison, United States travel blog

Packing Classy Snacks

A travel blog entry by soppe

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Here in Fort Madison, Iowa (my hometown) packing snacks for the trip.  Costco visit (thanks Julie & Nevaeh) yielded enough granola bars and salted nut rolls to grow very tired of them forever.  Along with 16 lbs of a homemade fruit & ...

Packing, packing, packing!, Fort Madison, United States travel blog

Packing, packing, packing!

A travel blog entry by pendemonium

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... have liked, but this year I'm hoping the advance forecasts are on target, all things point toward moderate temp on our trip from Fort Madison to Los Angeles.  I really, really could use a good dose of warmth ... anything 50F and above is fine and if ...

Early Planning for the LA Pen Show Adventure, Fort Madison, United States travel blog

Early Planning for the LA Pen Show Adventure

A travel blog entry by pendemonium

... nbsp;  Fingers crossed! My intention is to also Twitter our whereabouts and as we travel, so you can always follow along with us that way, too.   We are pendemonium on Twitter. Regards to all from Fort Madison Sam ...

Our Last Day on the Road, Fort Madison, United States travel blog

Our Last Day on the Road

A travel blog entry by pendemonium

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We headed out early Friday morning with our goal to be home in time for dinner with our granddaughter.   This meant there was not a lot of time for goofing off and wearing our tourist hats.  We still managed a few photos, this is not hard ...

Iowa, Fort Madison, United States travel blog

Iowa

A travel blog entry by soppe

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Alright...today's joke comes from special guest contributor Tim: Why does the Mississippi River flow south from Minnesota? Because Iowa sucks Iowa's response is best delivered by my mother's new horse ...

June 15, 2012, Fort Madison, United States travel blog

June 15, 2012

A travel blog entry by lizestes

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Stuck on the Bridge, Fort Madison, United States travel blog

Stuck on the Bridge

A travel blog entry by kinkajou25

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On our way back into Illinois, we had to drive across the Fort Madison Toll Bridge from Fort Madison back into Illinois. But we got backed up in bad traffic on the bridge, because part of the bridge was rotated sideways so that a barge could pass through. ...

National Lampoon's Vacation Robinson Style, Fort Madison, United States travel blog

National Lampoon's Vacation Robinson Style

A travel blog entry by robinson2010

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With only five minutes' notice but within feet of pulling off the road for brunch, Parker announced that his stomach did not feel right. Now, when we were packing the day before it seemed five towels would be enough for three boys.  We were wrong. ...

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