Holiday Inn Express Douglas
Travel Blogs from Douglas
... towns of America, and this morning saw the Pioneer Museum - a remarkable collection of Western items (incl. the original tipi from the movie 'Dancing with Wolves' - you will see the photo in my next column) and other stuff related to the region. Douglas was home to a prisoner-of-war camp during WWII with 10,000 German and Italian soldiers. Some of the expressed them opinion that they had never had it ...
... the train museum - her husband is an engineer) - one train I counted at 130! You see them all the time in this area, full or coal and moving along with 2 to 3 engines, or they are lined up two or maybe three strong at a switching station waiting to be filled. They have to stretch for over a mile. My math majors - you do the calculations on the length of one car times 145 and we'll see how far they really do go.
We have seen ...
... in the fog directly in front of me, no further than 100 feet. I braked HARD, swerved to the right, squealing noises from both tire braking and turning friction as the Rodeo swerved around the deer just missing his hind quarters. All she did was stand there Like a Deer in the headlights.
Well day one is a wrap a serenade of crickets and a light breeze means sleep is only moments away. Good night from Wyoming.
Day four finds us in Glendo, WY where the wind blows a bit (understatement!). A beautiful sunset and a relaxing evening. We are finally getting away from the forest fires and smoke. Tomorrow, we follow the North Platte to meet the South Platte and the Platte River.
... went out to photograph the pretty rainbow, which was grounded on both sides! I was so excited, that I yelled to the neighboring RV- isn't it beautiful! - to which he said back- yea we get those all the time- boy, how do you get jaded to rainbows? Anyway, so tomorrow we are out of here, with a morning stop in Cheyenne and 3 hours south to Denver Colorado, then East towards the new house! We both really want to get started on the home makeover!
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services