Travel Blogs from Carthage
Today we rode off into the rolling hills of Missouri and encountered our first road grade greater than 10%. We expect to see a lot more of this in the coming days. Once again the weather gods smiled on us, the wind was minimal, there was no rain and a bit of cloud cover did not spoil our day. We enjoyed the rural ride through small, well kept farms and had a dinner repast at a local truck stop adjoining our hotel....ah the luxuries of the itinerant ...
It will be difficult for our guardian angel to top yesterday. The invite to the Pyles' home and Barto's chicken. Some of us started the Fourth off by joining some of the locals for a short cycle around Pittsburg. I broke off early from the ride to view the miner's memorial. The memorial is a tribute to the immigrants who settled Southeast Kansas and worked in the Weir-Pittsburg coal ...
... tribe had agreed to be relocated from Missouri to the Niosho River by treaty in 1810. A series of mission schools were established between 1824 and 1842 by Presbyterians and later by Catholics, but all failed to convert the Indians to Christianity or to alter their hunting ...
... of making this time go faster. I'm babysitting and volunteering as much as possible. I'll have two weeks after school starts for the kids before I leave, so I won't be babysitting. I'll have more time to volunteer here in town. I'm buzzing with excitement as I write this and think about my future. Another way to fill up my summer schedule is a mixture of church camp, learning Italian, and reading books published about Italy.
... gas filling stations, but also in Commerce - a tribute statue for Micky Mantle - his home town. It was then onto Miami and a stop at the Route 66 Vintage Iron Motorcycle Museum which included vintage motorcycles and a small museum on Evil Knievel with his van, jumpsuit, documents and newspaper articles. Was interesting see that he nearly broke every bone in his body. We passed through more small towns, noting some old road-side signs in Afton. The last photo stop of ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed