Extended Stay America - Bloomington - Normal
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Now that I have no where to be there is no reason to make 500 miles a day. We decided to pull off about half way to Iowa. Having driven in rain for an hour it looks like it is coming back. We have stayed in this park some 20 years ago, but it looks like there are many improvements. As we pull into our site it starts to rain. It is always fun setting up in the rain. As the day turns to night the rain gets heavy and I am thankful we ...
... Hell. We knew we were only a block away from the hotel, but not sure of the parking situation there, so we pulled into a parking garage. The best way I can describe this garage is for you to recall the movie Christine (based on the Stephen King book). It was three floors of that dark, dirty,ugly, burned out, rat infested garage. We walked the block to the HI Express where they informed us they have a garage of their own and ...
We awoke for a quick breakfast and the return drive to Ft. Lauderdale. Finding lunch in time was tricky, and somehow there was a sense of urgency getting to the airport on time, even though we had planned it out and left in plenty of time. Made it to the airport, and safely home, though.
Home again, home again, jiggety ...
... country (so peaceful!), but of course, being Sunday, it was closed up tight. It looked really pretty, though. On the way back, we stopped to take pictures of a pretty stream going under a bridge, and made friends with a GIGANTIC horse. He was very photogenic, and posed for us nicely.
Then, onward to the outlet mall, and had some fun shopping. Finally, onward to home sweet home!
... back. Always vigilantly scanning the horizon for possible storm centers.
As Sraddha said in previous, the interstates really make it easy to make some distance which is what we are doing right now.
We pass huge grain elevators which store soybeans and corn, horse ranches, forests and cross over the occasional high point in the whole area, a freeway ...