Fairfield Inn & Suites Des Moines Airport
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Today I thought we'd start the post on the topic of injuries. RV livin' certainly takes a physical toll on your body. I have already encountered a few minor injuries, most of them including a head bump. It took a few times to learn when I am getting into the passenger seat to not pop my head up too high when stepping on the running board. There is the overhang there and that really hurts when you step up and hit the top of your head! I ...
... 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 ...
... places More of Orkney Islands, we only saw Mainland Shetland Islands Island of Iona, Mull and other Hebrides Boat trips around islands Castles we didn't see St. Andrews The Firth of Forth from the water Up the east coast The Borders country south of Edinburgh and Glasgow Places we'd give another chance: Isle of Skye, but before or after the summer tourist season. Driving around the few island roads in long lines of traffic with tour ...
Day 49. Monday. 13 July 2015
Drove through more corn fields to Algona where there had been a POW camp in WW2. Gemans and a few Italians. A very interesting display. We met there a group of Winnebago owners who tried to kidnap us to spend the night with them at the local showgrounds but alas we had to move on. Nice people from all over USA.
We drove on to the Hobo Museum ib Ritt. now they also have a festival every year and haeve a hobo King and Queen. Now it sounds ...
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 ...