La Quinta Inn Des Moines-West-Clive
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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... showed us their jewelry repair shop that they own before our departure to Omaha, Nebraska.
It is hard to see the hills on the pictures I took..
The question we were asked the most often in Iowa probably was "have you heard of RAGBRAI?". It's an annual bicycle ride from the Missouri to the Mississippi river, across the state of Iowa. It attracts 10 to 20 thousand people each year.
Another thing, several people said that Marie's picked up my accent hehe
We've been back a couple of days now and are starting to get reoriented to the time difference. Trying to stay awake past 8 P.M. is still a challenge--it still feels like 2 A.M. There isn't a lot to say about the trip back. We got to the airport early and had no trouble getting our boarding passes and going through Customs there. The flight was delayed about an hour but we got to Chicago in plenty of time to clear Immigration and ...
... Met a real character of a lady who was 103. I had tried to open the door to the jewellery store but being an old building the door was stuck and the jeweller had to open the door but this good deed resulted with meeting this fascinating woman who told us her life story and then we stayed chatting to the jeweller who was also an interesting much younger woman. I really think we need 5 years here to see all we want to and to talk to all the interesting people we meet.
We departed Wichita this morning continuing north on Interstate 35 towards Kansas City and eventually arrived to Iowa for my first ever visit to the Hawkeye State as it's known. But I soon found that it is really all about the corn here: miles and miles of perfectly laid out cornfields in a beautiful deep green color - very pleasing to see driving down the road at 75 MPH.
We arrived in West Des Moines about 5pm to ...
... while then nap for an hour or so.... 5pm we finally get out of Colorado and hit Nebraska. 8pm the arch. 9:30 pm somewhere in the middle of Nebraska....the fireflys smash on the windshield and their glow goo spatters but still glows. 1am Des ...