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... at Busch Stadium. Of course, Melina was injured and didn't play in tonight's game and the Cardinals lost 9-1 but it was a beautiful night to be at a baseball game. It was fun to explore a new stadium. Busch Stadium is also another "notch" in Steve and Will's quest to see as many ballparks as possible. Tomorrow, we're continuing our trek eastward with a stop in Lexington, ...
Four Midwestern states today (Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Missouri), endless fields of corn, car games, and we finally crossed the mighty Mississippi and arrived at the St. Louis Cardinals stadium. It was a sea of red and lots of fun, but the Cards lost to the Pirates. The arch ...
... along a section of the famous Route 66, known as the 'Mother Road' or America's main road. We stopped for lunch at a famous old diner that supposedly invented and made the Corn Dog famous, which of course we sampled. Admittedly, it was better than the Dagwood Dog we have in Australia. After leaving Springfield we got back onto the freeway for a while before heading into the hills again to find the lodge at the Pere Marquette State Park. Located by a lake in lush surrounds near ...
... ourselves so we started on again heading towards what we thought was west. We came upon a house in the middle of the forest and decided to knock on it. We had Bilbo put on the ring and transform into Lord Farquaad while Fiona, Donkey, and I stayed back behind a tree. Three little pigs yelled from inside that no one was home. We all had heard this story so Bilbo, as Lord Farquaad, barged right in and said that he did not mean harm. ...
... the years which was amazing.
Hitting the road again we traveled for another few hours before going to Springfield to see the house of Abraham Lincoln which was good to see ( we couldn't get inside as the last tickets had gone).
Last bit of the journey was the last 100 miles to St Louis. From about 15miles out you can see the arch and the city sky line which is very impressive.
Arrived at out hotel changed and headed out for a meal at an Irish bar up the road.
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