Travel Blogs from Topeka
We left Mount Vernon Illinois this morning and found the Old Route 66 Bridge going from Illinois to Missouri. As you can see Bill wasn't sure which way to go he was between states. We walked 3/4 of the way across and I took these pictures of the water flowing across the rocks which I guess this is where the name Chain of Rocks Bridge. The rest of …
Day Three: Had rain much of the way from Springfield to Topeka this morning, but it cleared up really nicely and it was 78 and sunny the whole time we were at Heartland Park dragstrip. Wanted to take the Nova down, but they stopped the racing shortly after we got there, bummer. Got a picture from Kenny Wayne Shepard today. He's riding along in a …
... in the 1880s that was used by the Santa Fe line and a biplane built in 1911. We enjoyed a casual walk through the museum exploring these and many more items,
After ice cream, we all returned to the RV to enjoy chatting with Corky and Pam. It was late by the time we said emotional goodbyes to Corky and Pam since we are rolling down the road tomorrow. It was wonderful to have the three siblings (Tammy, Barbara, and Corky) together for a few days of catching ...
... be made since it had been so long since he had seen any of us. It was a little emotional as we left since he was very surprised and happy to see the ladies.
On Monday evening we went out to Corky and Pam's home for a very nice barbecue. We enjoyed catching up with their children and meeting more extended family and friends. It was a very nice evening of conversation and story-telling. ...
July 27, 2013
Corp of Engineers Campgrounds
No matter what you do in Colorado, do
not skip Rocky Mountain National Park! On the drive across the Trail
Ridge Road we crossed the Fall River Pass @ 11796 ft., stopping at
the crowded Alpine Center as we crossed the Continental Divide for
the last time of this trip. This is one of America's most visited
parks with some three million visitors each ...