Staybridge Suites O'Fallon Chesterfield
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Today another great morning. Had breakfast at the lodge and were on the road by 8. We wanted to go to Bo's Hollow today first and then Akers 2 car ferry because Bo's was only 3 miles from the lodge. Bo's did not open until 10 so we ran over to Akers car ferry first and then back tracked to Bo's. The ferry had a toll of $4 and I was the only one that put my car on. The operator ran me across the river and then I got off and turned around and got right back on to ...
... although I like it a lot). Unfortunately they don’t allow pictures inside, so you’ll have to check the website if you want to see what I’m talking about.
Outside there’s a “sculpture garden” which is really just a large courtyard with a huge Richard Serra piece. If you are skeptical of modern art the Serra piece might induce an eye roll, but I can say that walking around it is pretty cool (well, it was anything ...
... Bilbo wins by asking, "what have I got in my pocket?" Gollum doesn't know the answer (the ring). This infuriates Gollum, who goes to grab his ring and make himself invisible. Unfortunately for him, the ring is gone and he immediately suspects that Bilbo has the ring, and goes after him. So Bilbo slips on the ring and manages to get out of the mountain. He finally meets back up with the rest of us, but doesn't yet tell anyone about the ...
... guess where from the pictures below. One is not amused.
That's the third and final leg of the 'music' stops. Not so much blues as expected - but still plenty about. Not sure if I can put them in order ... but now I've mentioned it ... I'd say ... St. Louis, Nashville and Memphis - but New Orleans stands out for Jazz!
That's us ready to move on again. Is it going to be cold ever?
Tune in next time for a weather ...
So after the morning of the famous Cozy Dog restaurant, we started to carry on with our journey once more.
Route 66 could be easily found within the center of Springfield, so we joined the road and found that once we left the town the route soon led to a dead end! Of course we found out the hard way, and having turned around we started off once more.
One of the first places we came across was a little town called Mount Olive, here it had the ...