Country Inn & Suites Topeka-West
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... hospital, guard house (prison) and a few other buildings all built around a small square. The Historic downtown is literally right across the street. It is a neat area with lots of history! From there we drove to Emporia, KS, which was supposed to be our "home base" for the next few nights as we visit Tallgrass National Preserve. When we arrived at the campground, we quickly realized it was not a place we wanted to stay for 3 nights. It wasn't a bad looking ...
A day of driving - one road accounted for 211 miles on its own - undulating up and down in a relatively straight line - having said that only 2 stops - one for lunch in a truck stop and it was my turn to chuck the drinks around - soggy ass driving for the remaining 3 hours. We set off at 8pm and arrived at 4pm with 1 1/2 breaks. Country Inns & Suites is very ...
So far the trip had been uneventful. I drove all of the way to Topeka but dad has to drive now since I had a very large beer at a place called Jeremiah Frogs. The topics of conversations have been the following:
-"man this truck rides good"
-"how much is gas here?"
-"I remember nick and I ...
... s walk, we decided to sleep in a little this morning. We didn't get on the road until about 8:00 AM. Our journey took us mostly on two lane country highways, but some of it was also on freeways. I'm finding that some times you just can't avoid them. The morning was overcast, but the country side was lush and green and very pretty. I still haven't found this flat land everyone keeps talking about. Maybe its a matter of perspective. I think ...
... to the hotel I found an article about the school on the front page of the Sunday paper! The city had run out of money to maintain it and sold it to a church group years ago. Now a local citizens' group is applying for grant money to rehab the building and make it into a tourist attraction the city can be proud of.
Another interesting spot along the walk route was ...
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