Holiday Inn Express Ames
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Hot tub
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Travel Blogs from Ames
We survived the longest day in history but not without sleeping in the hotel lobby and the grassy shade of a little park. The sun is hot and the shoes need to be comfortable because we are on our feet and moving through the busy streets of Madrid!
5 hours later.....
This morning we woke up, had our Spanish breakfast and got on the bus for a bus tour around the city. We saw fountains and statues ...
... by-passed the Eisenhower Tunnel, but it was well worth it. The snow covered mountains were exactly what I wanted to see driving through Colorado. Since I had missed basically all of winter, I wanted to see some more snow before another 7 months of warmer weather. It was some of the best scenery on the trip.
We arrived in Denver around 6:30 and to our surprise, it was pretty flat. I never knew that Denver ...
... great until i got caught under a wave it scared me a little bit so I then went and got dried and then I went and had a lay down in the sun and just looked at how good the water looked it was so crystal clear you could see everything under it it was just amazing. ...
... 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 ...
I had an awesome time catching up with Emma and meeting Brian and a thoroughly enjoyable food safari of Ames in the midwest. Had a fantastic burger for dinner the first night and went to a Barbecue place for the second night. Barbecue here is a style and flavour of food and not the way its cooked. My final night here was out to a Texas rib and steak place that was amazing, kinda reminded me a little of ...