Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona - Des Moines
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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... 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 ...
We took the plunge and pulled out of the driveway. The house was pretty well emptied and Freddie was filled to near capacity with The Liitle Gulp firmly fastened to her car dolly. We had agonized over the weather reports (-25 wind chills with near blizzard wind gusts on Valentine's Day) and decided to wait it out until Sunday. Well, here we were. It ...
- Woke Up to my car almost being towed - Argued with a gentleman that i was allowed to be there -Got in my car and peeled out -Got a speeding ticket about 3 minutes out -Started Loathing this trip -Got to Des Moines -Mother called saying there was a family emergency -Had to cut the trip short but still having all the requirements for the ...
... around on the nickel slots and watch live racing on occasion. I thought I wouldn't blog much but I got a little lucky. There is a large antique car show in town and a bunch of the participants are staying at a motel 6 right next door. It's like a mini-show with folks sitting in lawn chairs by their cars and people wandering around looking. So I snapped photos of all the cars and if you're into that you should enjoy them. If not, I will be resuming normal blogs in a week or ...
... bannister staircase, just amazing. I almost wanted to unload the truck and move in!
Needless to say, we spent the day wandering downtown Des Moines, which was much cooler than I gave it credit for. Lots of stellar architectures, cool outdoor parks with art installations, bike trails, rivers with waterfalls...just amazing.
We walked around the downtown area for a while, checked out the ...