Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Des Moines - Northwest
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Our day on the road started at 6:45, with 769 Kms under our belt already, in a very fresh -24 degrees Celsius. Our day entailed four states: Michigan, Indiana, Illinois and Iowa including 100 Kms of the worst highway surface conditions either of us have ever endured (yes, even worse than Port Elgin Christmas of 1984 or Grand Forks, ND conference …
... We arrived in the evening where John, his friend Luke and the owner of the farm Father Bud.
The next day, we went to Williamsburg, a few miles west of Iowa City. We rode about 110km (68 miles) and were surprised by the huge hills. Dan and Nancy, from warmshowers, were able to host us. We had a lovely time with them, they provided us with a delicious meal and gave us a tour of their town.
We took off early the following morning, towards Des Moines: we cycled ...
... it's a confusing tangle of corridors and long lines to do that, with almost no signs telling you how to navigate the mess. But we persevered. And now we're in summary mode, thinking of things we liked and places we'd like to have visited or visit again in Scotland. Another trip would be a good thing; perhaps some day we'll be able to go again. If we do, here's our list of notes to ourselves about the trip. Things we loved about Scotland: ...
... states and even in different towns. We have noticed that most people are very house proud and have lovely flowers and lawns.
We are mainly driving on coy. We like the back roads.
We now arrived at the Bridges of Madison County. The town is Winterset but no sign of Clint or Meryl. We did see the bridges and the ironing board that Meryl used and Linton sat on the stool where Clint sat in the Northside Cafe, both in character and out - we were told. A really nice ...
... of a long-time friend of my dad: Mr. Billy Williams. Once again food greeted us as they prepared a big buffet of BBQ - and the food was great!
Their house was big and beautiful with three stories so everyone had a bed. Aria had fun on billiards table after some lessons from Billy. After dinner my parents and Shaunette headed out to a late evening at a local casino. After a big meal and a long drive the kids weren't ...