Hampton Inn St. Louis/Westport
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... br> After the errands it was off to the dog park which was flooded but the adjoining park had a cricket game in progress. A very helpful woman explained that the St. Charles team was playing a team from California in the National Championship game for kids aged 10 and under. She also explained the rules and scoring which was mostly a mystery. i only knew there was a pitcher (bowler) and ...
... I managed to finally get one. I tried to buy two drafts and the counter girl was extremely confused when I handed her my BC drivers license. She said they only took American licenses so i not sure if that also means I shouldn't be driving in this country?! Anyways, after 10 minutes and about 6 more pairs of eyes I finally got the beer (so thirsty!). I ...
... of it during the morning hours.
The Old Courthouse, built during the Civil War, was the site of the local Dred Scott Decision. Remember your history classes? Dred Scott, a slave, unsuccessfully sued for freedom in 1857 even though he lived in a state that abolished slavery. The US Supreme Court upheld the decision that no person of African ancestry, slave or free, ...
... I said in the (overly!) long introduction to this trip, was the first 'joined up road' in the US, but Route 66 is the more famous and special.
We were about to starting driving through the small towns of 'Main street America', but not before an unforeseen diversion OFF the very road we were following. Just on the edge of Dwight, Illinois, we came upon a huge JCB shovelling up Route 66 and putting it in the back of an enormous lorry. The guy on the ground with the hazard jacket ...
We plan to stay around here tomorrow and will probably head down I-55 Sunday.
The motorhome with its new tires worked beautifully and we had no problems. Phil, who
is as handy as Ron isn't, installed a couple of grab bars in critical spots so we old folks
can maneuver more safely,
Except for the wind on the travel days, weather has been cool but very nice and will be
getting warmer as we move south. Thats all for now, TTYL