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I'm just getting on the blog to make sure we will have an easy time of communicating with you during our trip to China! I am so excited to be able to travel with your children and am looking forward to the adventures ahead of us! We have been preparing, through our meetings, in travel and China etiquette, packing tips, safety in numbers (aka staying together!), and a bit of singing and dancing ...
Well today we couldn't take off as planned at noon because of the snow. I flight was rescheduled to 315pm into DC. It was a long wait but we ladies got a chance to socialize and better acquaint ourselves with each other! Finally about 345 we were off in the air and headed to DC, which we had to push our flight back until 945 and change our flight from flying into Vienna and instead fly into Frankfurt, Germany and then Vienna. Which would have got us there 6 hours ...
Those boys surprised us again today: other than their occasional "I really need to go!" barks and "It's really not fair to stay here so long!" whinings, they were both quiet and tolerant all day in their private crate/protected 'palaces'. The drive was fast, reaching above 130km/hr in the 75mph limit zones of Missouri. We mentally waived goodbye - with teary eyes - to our beloved Islay who is now resting in a pet heaven of Rolla, Missouri. 'The Boys' have now taken over ...
... port of call. The Rock Cafe is one of the oldest cafés on the route and the owner apparently inspired he character Sally in Cars. Carrying on, we stopped at a Route 66 museum in Chandler, an old round barn in Arcadia and finally a soda shop with a huge statue of a bottle outside. After stopping for the night in Oklahoma City, we had a very quiet day of laundry, yet another Route 66 museum ...
... night in Rolla we continued along 66 and came across a place called Devils Elbow an original twisty route over an historical iron bridge. A very scenic area in a forest at a bend of the Big Piney River. The only building here was a log cabin geared up as a cafe for bikers, with it's BBQ pit and bar. A notice read 'all bikes parked here will be crushed other than Harley'. After taking our photo's I moved the RV. ...
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