Fairgrounds Inn Du Quoin
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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An early morning wake up for us to be at the Rotary club of Carbondale breakfast meeting. After quickly running out to the car and turning everything to maximum heat, I discovered a the gps had ice across the screen and our drink bottles were frozen solid a quick glance at the temperature display showed 9F (-12C), so once again Janine had a bout of tourettes..... We ...
... we had a lazyday at the house, after all i needed rest after shovelling all that snow, and Janine decided she needed a rest after her supervision stint.....
While checking on the weather reports it looks as though our planned trips to Nashville may be put on hold. Anyway time for some more red wine to warm ...
Left hotel Mt Vernon Il at 745! Good nitr sleep. Brrr temp 37! Try to get home?? We r 1 hr from st louis (600 mi to home from there). Driving thru IL AND IA! At 315PM turned onto 35 notth! Sign said Mpls 182 miles! Yipee!! Ipod says home appx 700pm! Thatd like 12 hr day ( but we habe ot stopped to eat-just snacks in truck) grrrr! OOPS 11/28/14 got a speed ticket in mail from this day thru Iowa! ...
... the mighty Mississippi River.
Along the way we made a detour at Olmsted to see where they are building a new lock which will replace locks 52 (at Paducah) and 53 at Olmsted. It is a massive project which will enable the Ohio to be navigable all year round even in the dry summer.
At Cairo, we crossed the Mississippi into Missouri. A very utilitarian bridge quite narrow with a sharp bend at the end as the road stays on the top of the levee bank. Luckily it is ...
Arrived early and got our pick of sites. We got this one right on the lake. At dusk, the family of skunks would come out to enjoy the fallen crab apples on the tree in our site. The sunsets were gorgeous! We met Puff the Purple Dragon on the beach! Loved the water tower.