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Travel Blogs from Hannibal
... 65 miles in, I stopped at a store. Two guys walked up and were blown away by my bike. They wanted to know all about it. They thought it was hilarious and had never heard of bike touring. Their reactions were very over the top and amusing to me. I got a few miles of flat but once I got into Hannibal, it got super steep. I got to my campsite at 98.2 miles, so I biked further down the highway. I'm glad I did, because I got to see some cool sights of the Mississippi ...
... Lake manmade and feels it. Not a good vibe around here. A hot 85 degrees. Have electric and blasting the AC-took a short bike ride down to the man made lake-probably 20 feet down! Drought throughout the mid west. corn and soy all look burnt to a crisp!
Hannibal is all about Mark Twain.....so much is the Mark Twain Diner, ballpark, etc. Didn't spend anytime there because ...
Spent the morning at the BMW shop. My appointment was for 1 0am, I arrived on time and my bike went into the shop at 10:10am. The bike came out road tested at 11:00am. In the mean time I had wonderful conversations with their friendly staff and time passed so quickly it was a shame to go.
I then headed north to Hannibal to visit the Mark Twain museum (Samuel Clemens) . The museum was in two sections 1. Mark Twain's home the other was the gallery. Both were extremely ...
... green color fabric to match a sweater I bought in Shipshewana to make a couple of pockets.
For dinner we went to Mark Twain’s Diner for dinner. Good fried chicken and onion rings. When dinner was finished we took a ride around the area passed the home of the Unsinkable Molly Brown who use to live in Hannibal. As a matter of fact she was on her way back to Hannibal ...
... Twain’. I called and was able to obtain a reservation for tonight. We had an hour in a half to only go 2 blocks. That gave us some time to rest a bit and leisurely walk over to the boat landing. On arrival I purchased our tickets and we still had a few moments to browse the gift shop. At 6pm the doors to the boat opened and we got in line to board. As we got to the front of the line a photographer took our picture, then we were escorted to our table ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking