Hilton Garden Inn Overland Park
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We figured being in Missouri we needed to stop by Kansas City for some amazing BBQ since the city is known for it!! We stopped at.... We ordered 4 huge meals and shared between the four of us!! We don't think we could eat at another BBQ place again that is how good it was!! After this we drove to a town in the middle of no where (3 hours east of Denver) on I-70 West in Kansas State next to a town called Kanarado (we loved this name) and got a hotel to get some shut ...
... the hotel, we checked-in to the next and found an amazing noodle bar, a chain restaurant that sold every type of noodle from mac and cheese, pasta to Thai dishes. I had quite the lunch. We were planning on going to the museum again, but Jonathan watched the football and I went to the hotel gym. After making a plan for the next leg of the journey, Jonathan took me to the Cheesecake Factory- a restaurant that sells nice food and incredible cheese cake. I ate ...
So - what is in Kansas City you may ask? Charlie Parker's saxophone! We went to the Jazz museum on 18th and Vine Street, opposite the "Gem Theatre" and also saw the Jazz Walk of Fame. It was really cool to see a museum dedicated to Charlie Parker, Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington - the three greats from Kansas City. Of course Louis Armstrong also got a big mention. It was mainly a museum of Bebop. Luckily for Jonathan, ...
... the plane.
Basic things for 1 (all rolled like burritos rather than folded)
7 Undies & socks
Minimalist running shoes
1 pair of Toms shoes
1 hoodie or jacket
And few toiletries
New things I have learned to pack...
Tums, GI distress,
Water bottle and carabiner
Rain Parka that folds ...
... trying to lose ourselves in Doolin or driving through the winding roads of Crete. We could have scaled all the peaks in the Lake District or walked all of the footpaths in the Cotswolds. We could have finished our hitching around the ring of Kerry or climbed to the top of Carrauntoohil, but we would not have had time to experience the wonders of Athens, the great wine of Beaune or the solitude of the Aran Islands. So many ...