Decker Hotel 1875
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The morning began like most other mornings so far on this trip, dreary and a little cold. But the weather gods had promised a visit from the sun today, and good to their word, the sun was popping in and out all day. Our first stop was in Hannibal, MO, boyhood home to Mark Twain, and probably more than I originally realized, the setting for both The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, and many other Mark Twain books. We went to ...
... the next 13 months! (longer???)
Like many of my recently graduated peers, graduation day came and went, and despite EVERYONE and their mother asking me the worst question known to mankind, "What are you going to do now?" ...I still found myself having no real idea what I wanted to do with the rest of my life. (SERIOUSLY don't ask second-semester Seniors that question! It is not okay, and could easily cause a very public mental breakdown of said ...
... we could see a boneyard of former water bombers, planes taken from military use and re-purposed to drop water on wildfires.
After gassing up and taking a bathroom break, we were back in the air, trying to beat the heat and turbulence.
Just east of Greybull are the Big Horn Mountains, a line of mountains that run from North to South and soar to 12,000'. We had to circle to gain enough altitude before we headed on our route to the East. ...
... and even managed to experience our first small town diner for the lack of a better option. Our accommodation for the night was another historic B&B with a chatty owner, but on a much grander scale. This one had about 12 rooms, including one in the tower accessed by a narrow spiral staircase, which we got upgraded too. Not the greatest place considering Donelle's vertigo and the severe storms, but it was good even with the warnings interrupting our TV ...
... look around downtown. It's amazing the things you can learn, even after 16 years of living somewhere. We never knew that it was a Holy Week tradition to go to seven "monuments" (Catholic Churches) and recite prayers. In Bogota, because most people have the day off on Good Friday, that is when they do this. We found ourselves in crowds of tens of thousands of people walking from church to church to read certain prayers at each one!
The next day, and ...