BEST WESTERN PLUS The Charles Hotel
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... looking at my phone when it happened! When we got almost to St. Louis, we got off the highway to go to a place called Malcolm W. Martin Memorial Park. I read this was the best spot to get a picture of the Arch and the St. Louis skyline. When we got there we had the place to ourselves so we got some great photos! We then got back on the road since we still had about 2 1/2 hrs ahead of us before our campsite for the night in the Mark Twain state park near Hannibal, ...
We left Mammoth Caves National Park this morning a little after 6:00 am, drove through the southwest tip of Indiana, southern Illinois, and into St. Louis, MO a little after noon. A lot of flat farmland.....not a lot of interesting sights along the way. Still no rain though.
We decided to stay in a little historic town just ...
... mommy is okay and maybe he won't be so depressed when we return this time. Spoiled dumb dog.
So, we headed for St Louis and Kamie insisted that we stop in Licking and get a Godfather's Pizza. It was good! I was so glad I was the driver today so I couldn't overindulge. Kamie, on the other hand, made a piggy of himself! HaHa
There isn't much else to ...
... thats a pretty good description of your vehicle up the arch, as its a little white pod that seats 5 and it all of 4 ft high. So off you trundle throughthe arch til you reach the top, and look out little windows that face down over St Louis. You are still inside so its a rather limited view, but impressive all the same. You can see 2 states which is more than the Prudential building in Boston could claim, and equal to the Empire State Building.
Today I got my airline tickets for Taiwan. I take Flight 581 STL for LAX on Wednesday June 20, 2012 at 9:40. Arrive in Los Angeles at 11:35 AM with a 3 hour layover. I leave LAX at 3:15pm on Flight 5 and seat 19 B. From there I have a 14 hour and 5 minute flight to Taipei. I will arrive in Taipei on Thursday June 21st at 8:20pm.