Holiday Inn St. Louis SW Route 66
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Had a pretty lazy day after the drama over the past few days.
Starting with the mundane task of laundry , then caught up on the travel blog and edited the GoPro videos for the entry for ...
We leave Joplin early in the morning to get started on a 300 mile drive to St Louis.
But first we go to Carthage. What is in Carthage you ask? Well a blog that I read mentions that this is the town that Hill Valley was based on in Back to the Future so of course we go. It is a Sunday and Carthage is a ghost town. There is one lady walking her dog while sipping her coffee (so posh) and random cars drive through the square. In the middle of the square is ...
... park off Washington (next to the famous St Louis Gateway Arch) and then walked into the old part of town. This was mainly cobbled roads, and the state of them made our roads back home in Tameside look smooth!!
We were booked to go on the Tram up to the top of the arch at 11:30am and then a boat trip up the Mississippi river on a paddle steamer at 1:30pm. The views from the top of the Arch were stunning. It was a clear day, so ...
... to have a drink - when we saw Starbucks wasn't even open we knew it was a bad sign. We ended up in a hotel where we stayed for a drink until Kelly, who we were staying with, text to say she was in a bar called 1860s saloon with a couple of friends the other side of town, nearer to where we were staying. So we went to join them and ended up staying there all night. ...
The Bus Ride
Today we began our journey west to the Teton Science School!
Chaperones and teachers loaded their belongings and boarded a 55 passenger bus this morning.
We all got settled in for the long ride ahead. Students chatted, listened
to music, ...