Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Council Bluffs
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... some original old houses and cottages to the site to recreate a village. There were log cabins the first pioneers built in about 1830-1840, then the railway came through in about 1865 and the houses got a lot fancier! Even at that time they were bigger than a standard NZ 3 bedroom home these days. Heaps of people have paid full-time jobs at this museum to run the stores and welcome guests into “their homes”. Working blacksmith, tin-smith, millers, hat-makers etc. ...
... up the car at Costco, walked about inside (more walking - is good!) and bought a Costco hotdog to take back to the room with us for supper. By the time we got back to the room, we were hungry, so the hotdog is gone, and I'm working on a cup of tea.
Our next two days are driving days: Fargo, ND, then Winnipeg, Manitoba, where we'll spend 2 nights and one day.
... bombed French churches, war bond posters, letters, medals, individual persons' stories, children's toys, and lots more! While we were there, we also got to hear a special event - a subset of a nearby Army band came and played some jazz. They were good. The museum is kind of dug into a bunker, half underground. On the roof is an observation deck with a 40 foot Liberty Memorial tower on ...
... enough it is. I wrote it down on a stolen napkin and the taxi driver looks at it from time to time. His name is Javier Pardo and he's friendly and chatty. I think all the drivers who go to the airport are. He tells us that we should call him if we need a taxi and I write down his phone number. I figure he could take us to the airport when we leave. He asks us why we chose that hotel, how much is it because he knows a better place. We tell ...
... is still open but the locals say that this is a joke because you can't breathe because of the smoke. We have decided to reroute and drop down into lower Utah. There are lots of national parks down lower. So, will probably head for the Grand Canyon too. Bryce National Park, Arches, Zion, Canyonland, and I don't remember who else is there. Utah has 14 national parks.
8/27/13 We made it to ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking
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