Hilton Garden Inn Des Moines/Urbandale
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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... and embassies of the world. We drove down beautiful tree-lined boulevards and saw the huge Real Madrid soccer stadium, we passed fancy shops and an even an ancient Egyptian temple that was a gift to Spain from the Egyptian government for helping redirect the Nile river...or something.
Then we got off the bus and visited the Royal Palace built by Charles III in the 1700s. It was amazing!!! So beautiful ...
Our last day in Alaska. We spend our last night in the motorhome in a nice state campground about 25 miles south of Anchorage on Turnagain Bay. Turnagain Bay is a large bay, about 3 mies wide and 40 miles long, and is a tide water bay. The water rushes in from the ocean at dusk and rushes out at dawn. We left our campground at 7:30 am and the water had waves and ripples about 3 ft high as the water rushed out ...
... the famous highway 70 to Denver. We stopped to see the beginnings of the mighty Colorado river snaking beside us. We also took a few detours. We stopped in the ski town of Vail and just drove around. Since it's early May, the ski slopes were closed and the town felt abandoned. I loved looking at the architecture of all the different mountain homes and condo complexes that are packed with skiers during the winter months. ...
... great until i got caught under a wave it scared me a little bit so I then went and got dried and then I went and had a lay down in the sun and just looked at how good the water looked it was so crystal clear you could see everything under it it was just amazing. ...
... of the condition of the on/off ramps kept us going, though slooooowly.
Other than that, I saw a car manufacturing plant in Flint with the most smoke stacks ever, I had my first crossing of the mighty Mississippi River (maybe at its most narrow point at Le Clair, IL), saw loads of farms in Iowa, drove my first two hours of the trip, and witnessed Bob master the new iExit app on my phone to find the best hotel here in the lovely Des Moines, Iowa. Oh yeah, and finished at +3 ...