Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Norfolk
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... way home. Winterset is also the home of someone we met when we rode the GAP and C&O Canal trails from Pittsburgh to DC. We called him and he came over to where we were eating lunch, so we had a lovely visit.
On to Badlands National Park tomorrow night! When we were there last year it was terrible weather: sideways rain and extremely high winds. Hoping it's better ...
... my app says about 25 mph but it is gusting higher and it moves the motorhome and the semi's around. I guess the only good thing is it was a tail wind so maybe we had good mileage. Everything is hazy looking especially after being use to seeing the beautiful blue sky in Wyoming but the landscape is green with more trees appearing probably because of all the water.
We kept seeing these nice ...
... some original old houses and cottages to the site to recreate a village. There were log cabins the first pioneers built in about 1830-1840, then the railway came through in about 1865 and the houses got a lot fancier! Even at that time they were bigger than a standard NZ 3 bedroom home these days. Heaps of people have paid full-time jobs at this museum to run the stores and welcome guests into “their homes”. Working blacksmith, tin-smith, millers, hat-makers etc. ...
... were quickly covered by the blowing and drifting
Undisturbed except by an occasional scavenging meat-eater, the
skeletons of these animals are preserved in their death positions,
complete with evidence of their last meals in their mouths and stomachs
and their last steps preserved in the sandstone below.
If you would like to know what a monoculture is, drive across the state of Iowa. Mile after mile of corn. Nothing but corn and an occasional field of soy. There are also feed lots scattered across the countryside and livestock transport trailers on all the roads. So disheartening to witness one of those livestock trailers crammed ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center