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Our two hour drive from Independence was uneventful, but we could tell we were heading back to "civilization" as the traffic on I-70 was picking up. We pulled into the hotel a little after 5:30 which was nice. As there was a T.G.I. Fridays across the street we thought that would be the easiest to get to and enjoy.
For a change i am …
... train towards Lambert Airport. Then it's St. Louis to Dallas, Dallas to Brisbane (16 hours). We have to stop in Brisbane for 1.5 hours because the plane doesn't have enough fuel capacity to make it to Sydney direct from Dallas. Sydney is only 1.5 hours away by plane from Brisbane. I'd say they cut that one pretty close. Supposedly this Qantas flight from Dallas to Sydney is the 5th longest flight ...
... years ago in his store
- Well…you look just like us. –Willa Dean, one of Grandma Sue’s Coffee Club friends after Hayley said she is from Australia
- Do you have science parties in Australia? –Owen making fun of Gracie who just had her ...
... river from the bluffs above.
They produce a wide range of wines. We, of course, tasted their dry reds. In addition to producing the standard mid-west/MO wines of the indigenous grapes (Chambourcin and Norton), they also do a creditable job of locally processing and producing wine with Merlot, Syrah, and Cab fruit trucked from CA in refrigerated trailers.
We then took a short drive into Rocheport to check out the town of about 270 folks. Neat ...
After a evening and night of thunderstorms and rain, we departed Basswood RV Resort mid morning and arrived at the Cottonwoods RV Park north of Columbus, MO a little after noon. The weather folks were saying we would have a day of rain and wind. They were half right. We had a day of strong side wind, but no rain.
The Cottonwoods is a nice park with easy in ...
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