Courtyard Des Moines West/Clive
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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We spent a week in Garden City UT. Kinda cold, so we mostly stayed inside and did some necessary taxes and bill pays and other administrative work. But we did take a few walks and have a picnic lunch (in the car) a couple of days at the lake. On our way to the next destination (Panora IA). Looking forward to visiting the Timms!
Our day on the road started at 6:45, with 769 Kms under our belt already, in a very fresh -24 degrees Celsius. Our day entailed four states: Michigan, Indiana, Illinois and Iowa including 100 Kms of the worst highway surface conditions either of us have ever endured (yes, even worse than Port Elgin Christmas of 1984 or Grand Forks, ND conference champs of 2006) and there was not even any 'active' weather. Black ice, hard packed snow and crazy drivers made the experience frightful, but ...
... 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. It leveled out at 48 degrees in the hallway which was a tad chilly but not unbearable up front with the heat blasting on our feet. I wrapped my heavy parka hood around my neck and face, hung a fleece throw ...
- 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 ...
Des Moines is the capital of and largest city in a state
synonymous with American Ruritania. I’ve passed by on the interstate too many
times to remember, usually on I-80 which skirts the city rather the interstate
branch which goes through the center.
I did stop in Des Moines once, though. My friend Andy from
Denver lived in Des Moines for a year or two during the early 1990s during which
I visited him once for a day on the long ...