Holiday Inn St. Louis SW Route 66
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July 5, 2015 (LC equivalent westbound May 16, 1804)
Traveled all of 28 miles from St. Louis to St. Charles MO. It took Clark and the Corps 2 days to move their three boats the same distance against the Missouri River current. They would not have liked the river today because it was above flood stage by about 3 feet and the current was ripping.
I spent the day in St. Charles ...
... easy. The closer we got to the city the more expensive it was. We ended up about 10 miles away from the city at a Days Inn. Hinesh works his British charm and gets us 10% off the price. Thank you Hinesh.
We chill in the room after the long drive until dinner time. We choose Chillis tonight and are served by the nicest waiter we've met. He's sincerely interested in what we have to say and offers up suggestions of what to see. There are two ladies in ...
... had imagined 4th of July to be!!! After spending some time down there, we walked the 5 minutes back to the hotel for a short rest before heading out for the fireworks back at the river front. They were absolutely amazing!!!! We turned up about 20 minutes before they were due to start, got a front row place at the railings right next to the river, and saw the most amazing fireworks! I think we both agreed they were the biggest we have (and probably will) ever ...
... Most inhabitants were buried in cemeteries as opposed to mounds.
The centerpiece was Monks Mound. It is the largest prehistoric earthen construction in the Americas. It contains an estimated 22 million cubic feet of earth. The base is more than 14 acres and rises to a height of 100 feet. A large building stood at the top where the principal chief lived, conducted ceremonies, and governed.
The main ...
... bet we will be monitoring it closely - or I sure hope my navigator is while I focus on the road!
Lauren said she saw the first fire flies of the year here at the campground. Kristine grabbed some glass jars and lids and off they went hunting. Unfortunately they were not successful in capturing any, but I am sure it was a good time.
Off to bed, and tomorrow off to Joliet, IL for the ...