Pleasant Stay Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Amana Colonies is one of America's longest-lived communal societies beginning in 1714 in Germany and continues today here on the Iowa prairie. First settleing near Buffalo, NY in 1843-44 they needed more farmland and in 1855 move to Iowa. They called their village "Bleigtreu" or "remain faithful". Then the leaders chose the name "Amana" from the Song of Solomon 4:8. There are 6 villages within ...
... weather forecast is not too good as storms are predicted along our path.
Our destination is Amana Colonies in Amana, IA. This is an historic German town that we stopped briefly on our trip to Alaska in 2012. The town closes up at 5:00 pm so we decided to come back and stay a few nights to check it out. More tomorrow on our venture into town.
I have included a short video of what we see as we head down the road. Enjoy.
... The squirrels pop up and stand on their hind legs like a prairie dog. They chirp warnings to each other and at any given time during the day you can see a good dozen within a 50' by 50' area. Looks like a whack-a-mole game board. They chase each other all over, popping in and out of their holes.
They drive Foxy nuts. He tries his best to ...
... worship as they liked. They settled first in New York state near Buffalo. However, in order to live out their beliefs in more isolated surroundings they moved west to east-central Iowa in 1855. They lived a communal life until the mid 1930s.
The Amana Colonies maintained a near completely self-sufficient local economy, importing very little from the rest of ...
... roads to 4 lane highways with 70 MPH speed limits.
Funny thing about driving a 38 foot motorhome that's dragging a 15 foot tow dolly and car behind it; the faster you go, the more it shakes, shimmies and rattles. It sounds like the motorhome will self-destruct at any moment. Mike drives a nice even 62 MPH, give or take. It seems to be the speed that agrees with the RV, and it's passengers, Fox and ...