Drury Inn Poplar Bluff
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Day 29 West Plains to Poplar Bluff 114.4 miles 5,377 ft of climbing
Ditto day 28 except I'm modelling rainwear. It's 6.30 a.m. and there is a violent thunderstorm. I'm wearing rubber overshoes, plastic rain trousers and 2 rain jackets. I have nicked the shower cap from the hotel bathroom to put over my helmet. I'm ready to go but we're …
We ventured out of Chester this morning competing for space on the highway for 8 miles with monstrous coal trucks!!! Shortly after reaching Cora, however, we were rewarded with miles of traffic-free riding on the Mississippi River Levee making our way through fields of corn and soy bean. Pure hell on the road followed by some of the most beautiful and peaceful cycling that you could ...
We cycled into Chester today under favorable weather conditions but many of us were not happy to have 9 and 12 % hill gradients after working our way through the Ozark hills. A shorter day of 50 miles was welcomed by all. An interesting note is that the cartoon character, Popeye, was created in Chester and the town is surrounded by statues of this ...
Our day started out with thunder storms threatening. There were no ma and pa breakfast places nearby so some of us holed up at McD's for almost two hours waiting for the storms to pass. Once we were off the weather cleared, and the hills with rollers through Yukon And Eunice to Summerville were ...
We have really been enjoying these COE Parks - $12/night for full hookups is hard to beat! Just a couple days' stop here, catching up on laundry and shopping before we head for our friends' Gary & Kathy's house near St. Louis on Thursday.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services