Capital Plaza Hotel Topeka
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Today we met Corky and Pam at the Kansas Air Combat Museum at Forbes Field. This museum has an impressive collection of aircraft primarily from WWII and the Korean and Vietnam wars. Our tour guide was a veteran from the Korean and Vietnam Wars and Corky is a Vietnam veteran, so it was fascinating to hear their stories of how various aircraft were used in the wars. Corky even demonstrated how he had to sit on his helmet for backside protection and hold the doorway of ...
... walked up. We enjoyed dinner together just catching up.
On Monday morning, along with Corky and Pam, we visited with Tammy's aunt Vonda and cousin Sandra. They knew we were coming and we enjoyed chatting with them.
We then went to visit Tammy's uncle Carroll. He turns 90 next month. Though he had been told that we were coming, it took a little while for the ...
July 27, 2013
Corp of Engineers Campgrounds
No matter what you do in Colorado, do
not skip Rocky Mountain National Park! On the drive across the Trail
Ridge Road we crossed the Fall River Pass @ 11796 ft., stopping at
the crowded Alpine Center as we crossed the Continental Divide for
the last time of this trip. This is one of America's most visited
parks with some three million visitors each ...
... into. Others that you could actually enter will have to be on our list for the next trip through Elk City. We finished up our small walking tour through the area with some fun pictures in front of the Route 66 sign. What a neat place!
There is a historic building (1927) that was once a service station and souvenir stand operated by Lucille Hammons that opened in 1941 (actually it opened in 1927 but run by a different person). ...
Gray skies, lightening, rain, and wind...welcome to the east/midwest Kristine! It was a pretty unevenful day at the RV park. We did manage to get some pool time in, and Kristine got some sun in as well. The rest of the day was spent watching movies.
I spent most of the day - I mean ALL of the day on the phone and laptop. Someone has got to pay for this trip!
Well, tomorrow we head off to St. Louis.
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