Super 8 Denver Stapleton
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Woohoo another 6 hour plus drive. On the plus side we have a couple of decent sounding stops and we have the luxury of sleeping in a bed opposed to a tent as had originally been the plan.
The campsite had a big tent at the back where they served all you can eat pancakes for $2.75 which is just ridiculous and an offer we couldn't refused. …
Instead of hightailing it out of Kansas, we stopped at the Prairie Museum in Colby, and it was great. In addition to the kids being able to ride the vintage coin-operated horse, we were able to go into the late 19th century sod house and touch the household items like a very heavy iron and the waffle iron, and the one-room schoolhouse where teacher Sophie gave a lesson.
... told us he has a trailer load of explosives, but that seems nothing out of the ordinary for the folks in these parts! Our trucker friend spoke with a really heavy deep Southern drawl that made him difficult to understand. He carries 3 CB radios and said that he preferred driving nights. We didn't ask him if his tag was 'Rubber Duck' but we're sure it was!
Thursday 27 March
After quite a good nights sleep on my top bunk (Val had the lower one that wasn't much ...
... to care that the prize was a piece of paper.
After dinner Zach and I went over to hang out at Denise’s house for a few hours so I could spend some more time with her before we left. We sat in her backyard drinking nice wine while all the kids played happily on the trampoline for what felt like hours. I got to know her new boyfriend a bit better as well which was great too. We are looking forward to coming back to Denver again in early August.
... and communicate clearly. But there are some unexpected things we missed on this journey. For example, restrooms that don’t cost $2 to use, regular bed sheets rather than these pocket sheets they use over here, food labels in the grocery store in that are in English – we had to interpret everything from the picture on the package - sunshine, regular old turkey & Swiss sandwiches rather than petite shrimp ...
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