Hampton Inn Norfolk
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... flooding everywhere we looked. Quite a few side roads were closed due to flooding, and even some state highways.
Today was fun - we visited the future birthplace of Capt. James T. Kirk, and also John Wayne's birthplace, in lovely Winterset, Iowa. Winterset is the county seat of Madison County, of the "Bridges of . . ." fame. We may go back through there to spend more time ...
Well it will all be downhill from Cheyenne. The landscape is flat and green with oil pumps scattered around. You see a cluster of trees so you know there is a house somewhere in there. When we cross into Nebraska the north side of the interstate is flat and the south side has rolling hills.
On no, we are now in central time so we lost another hour.
About 75 miles into Nebraska the wind is ...
... but just didn’t feel like it. Weird. Heaps of people were swimming, sunbathing and paddle-boarding there, some of them no doubt have never even seen the real sea.
Also stopped at a cool Museum – Pioneers of the Prairie, in Nebraska. Told the story of the great West migration of pioneers and Mormon pilgrams, thousands came by foot and horse and wagon in the mid 1800’s, seeking a better life and religious freedom. They had rebuilt an Indian earth home, ...
... br> ashfall, but as they continued to graze on the ash covered grasses,
their lungs began to fill up with the abrasive powder. Soon their lungs
became severely damaged and they began to die.
The smaller animals died first (smaller lung capacities) and
finally, after perhaps three to five weeks, the last of the rhinos
... 10 minutes when the sky turned an unfamiliar, haunting color and the winds and rain targeted our area. Yikes!! The whole motor home shook. We looked out the window and trees were down around us, one on a nearby trailer and another on top of a car. Scary stuff. When a severe thunderstorm is predicted in the mid west you have our attention.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center