Comfort Inn Ames
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- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Non-smoking hotel
- Indoor pool
- High-speed internet in room
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... of the condition of the on/off ramps kept us going, though slooooowly.
Other than that, I saw a car manufacturing plant in Flint with the most smoke stacks ever, I had my first crossing of the mighty Mississippi River (maybe at its most narrow point at Le Clair, IL), saw loads of farms in Iowa, drove my first two hours of the trip, and witnessed Bob master the new iExit app on my phone to find the best hotel here in the lovely Des Moines, Iowa. Oh yeah, and finished at +3 ...
... to go.
With -5 registering on the thermometer, we dressed in boots, hats, mittens and parkas and climbed into Freddie. We cranked the heat up to the max and took off in search of warmer temps. As the miles ticked away the inside temp began dropping. There was a breeze coming at us from the rear of the bus that we could not keep at bay. ...
- Woke Up to my car almost being towed - Argued with a gentleman that i was allowed to be there -Got in my car and peeled out -Got a speeding ticket about 3 minutes out -Started Loathing this trip -Got to Des Moines -Mother called saying there was a family emergency -Had to cut the trip short but still having all the requirements for the ...
... and it was a pleasant drive overall.
Somewhere midway into South Dakota the landscape started changing slowly and a couple of hills appeared on the plains. We also crossed the Missouri River which is MASSIVE. Bikers and bikes were prominent in South Dakota.
We reached bad lands around 7pm. Our halt was the cedar pass campground. First ...
I'm all checked out of the hotel and just waiting for the shuttle bus, the doorman tells me it'd have been about the same price for a taxi to the airport but without all the stopping. You live and learn I guess. Sipping on a pumpkin spice latte from Starbucks, a truly odd taste sensation but it's growing on me.
The trip to the airport was fairly slow, the traffic was still pretty bad. Got to the airport with plenty of time ...