GuestHouse International Poplar Bluff
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Well we finally arrived home today!! After 65 days we logged 9,217.7 miles, 201.2 hours driving. 7 states, Alaska and 6 in the lower 48, In Canada, 4 provinces and 1 territory. Wow what a journey, many unforgettable sights and new friends made!! But there's no place like home & family. Upon our arrival had a visit from lots of the grand kids and even an uninvited guest, a skunk in our garage, we do live in the woods!! He did depart after a few hours. Well that's about it, THE ...
... and is quite pretty. There's a hiking trail of about a mile, but it was partly flooded and very mosquito-y, plus it was 90 degrees out, with rank humidity, so I turned around after a few minutes.
Back at the hotel, I enjoyed a little drinkie in the lounge (ducks had already returned home), where there was live piano music (mostly playing showtunes). It was pleasant.
... but the magic show was cancelled, bummer). Tricia and I entertained Jim with a synchronized kayaking display - it was quite a lovely thing! Had dinner in the cabin and I slept on the pull out couch - very comfy!
Sunday morning Jim drove to a place to dig crystals on his way to Austin, and Tricia and I drove to Devil's Den State Park in West Fork, AR to find more adventure!
We have really been enjoying these COE Parks - $12/night for full hookups is hard to beat! Just a couple days' stop here, catching up on laundry and shopping before we head for our friends' Gary & Kathy's house near St. Louis on Thursday.
... the Mississippi where a ferry takes us across "old man river" and even though it's muddy, grey and low we savour the moment, feeling the importance of this great river. David quotes Churchill "Like the Mississippi it just keeps rolling along. Let it roll, let it roll on inexorable, irresistible, to broader lands and better days" - referring to the 2nd World War Allied offensive in ...