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... Laclede whose landing on the riverside the placename commemorates. Further down the river, where the Arch stands is where Mr Laclede set up the settlement of St Louis.
We walked on to Broadway where we got brekkie. Just as we were about to leave the heavens opened. It was like nothing we'd ever seen before, but apparently they get extremes quite regularly. After the rain had stopped and the thunder moved on we walked to the arch.
The Arch or ...
... quarry. The priest was creative and used things like baking molds and glass bottles to add decorations along with shells and beautiful rocks. It was very peaceful both on the drive to the shrine (about 8 miles off the highway) and on the grounds. The area is remarkably similar to New England with rolling hills and lots of deciduous trees.
We arrived in the St. Louis area around rush hour and were impressed ...
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3,000ft @ 55% power.
I took such a low altitude because I was trying to stay below the storm. I then had to climb higher in order to meet the MEA (minimum enroute altitude) over the Appellation mountains. Contrary to the normal, I had headwinds the entire way. This was slightly annoying because it made the trip two hours longer then it should have been.
The flight from St. Louis, Missouri to Morristown, ...
... impressed by the arch than we thought we would be. After traveling in circles trying to figure out where to park (it's quite difficult to park the car with our massive cargo on the roof and our hitch on the back) and walked over to the national park. We toured under ground beneath the arch (Karen is very excited about her new bag and pen she bought to celebrate the occasion) while Briana ...
... great food. And plenty of choices.
The museum also has outdoor sections including a large ball pit, more slides, more crawling and climbing sections. There is even a sort of carnival type place on the roof (extra charge) that we did not go to, but could see the huge ferris wheel. The kids got stuck in the ball pit (literally) and also braved climbing ...
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