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... 100 miles). Ben and his family, warmshower hosts, welcomed us in their home. We loved meeting them and spending the evening with them.
From Des Moines, we went to Brayton, which is about 140km (85 miles). It was quite a long day, probably because we were still tired from the previous day and because of the huge hills of Iowa that nobody told us about :p We were welcomes by Dan, Penny and Hannah, who gave us plenty of food and a comfortable place to sleep. The next ...
... caravans and hordes of tourists is not enjoyable for us. Also, we had torrents of rain. Museums & Churches: We loved the small community museums and their volunteers Lossiemouth told the story of the local fishing industry The Strathnaver Museum in Bettyhill told the story of the crofters and the clearances St. Magnus Church, Kirkwall, Orkney St. Michael's Parish Church in Linlithgow St. Giles Church, Edinburgh; magnificent new pipe ...
... Met a real character of a lady who was 103. I had tried to open the door to the jewellery store but being an old building the door was stuck and the jeweller had to open the door but this good deed resulted with meeting this fascinating woman who told us her life story and then we stayed chatting to the jeweller who was also an interesting much younger woman. I really think we need 5 years here to see all we want to and to talk to all the interesting people we meet.
We departed Wichita this morning continuing north on Interstate 35 towards Kansas City and eventually arrived to Iowa for my first ever visit to the Hawkeye State as it's known. But I soon found that it is really all about the corn here: miles and miles of perfectly laid out cornfields in a beautiful deep green color - very pleasing to see driving down the road at 75 MPH.
We arrived in West Des Moines about 5pm to ...
... while then nap for an hour or so.... 5pm we finally get out of Colorado and hit Nebraska. 8pm the arch. 9:30 pm somewhere in the middle of Nebraska....the fireflys smash on the windshield and their glow goo spatters but still glows. 1am Des ...
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Niddastrasse 88, Frankfurt | 3 star hotelfrom $122
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5050 Merle Hay Road, Johnston | 1 star hotelfrom $88