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Travel Blogs from Great Bend
We had thunder storms during the night, but the day started nicely with no wind and a cool morning air left over from the storm. Most of the group found a rest stop in Ness City at the Cactus Club and a nice breakfast. When the group departed , Meriam and I joined two locals for a tour of the historic Ness County bank building. Built in the 1880's it is a wonderful ...
We woke up to a lovely sunrise over the lake this morning! We truly are blessed and appreciative of the time that we have to take the trips and see everything that we do. This is our 6th summer of awesome stuff and we are looking forward to many more! We started our day by driving southwest to Fort Larned NHS. Fort Larned is the best preserved military post on the Santa Fe Trail. Despite the fact that it was ...
... was not reading the SIM card. They would have to send us a new receiver in 4-5 days. I was ok with that since we bought a lot of movies at Packwood on Memorial Day Weekend. So we left it home.
After the first night, kids didn't put the TV away and it fell while the trailer was moving so now we get the 7" portable screen and 1/4 of the TV screen (it's screwed up). Good thing the kids and I love to read. I literally have a large laundry basket full of books. ...
At the suggestion on a blog that I read of another RVer we decided to drive through Kansas, which we hadn't been through before, and stop at Fort Larned. It is a well-preserved fort that was occupied during the Civil War but the troops sent there were never engaged in the war because they were too far west.
... but the quartering angle gave us a little bit of a breeze which was nice on what turned out to be an insanely hot day. We wanted to beat the heat and we were able to get into town around noon which helped a great deal.
This happened mostly because we rode fast today, well over 22 maybe 23 miles per hour for the latter half of the trip. Riding fast is really fun. It takes a certain number of miles slogged out on a hill or in a headwind to appreciate ...
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