Travel Blogs from Pella
Spent last night in Eucha, Oklahoma with Linda and Earl. Linda and I were stationed on Okinawa together. It was great to catch up.
I was not sure I would be able to leave as severe thunderstorms were predicted. Fortunately it was just low dark clouds. As I traveled north the skies began to lighten and clear.
I should make it to Charlie and Nancy's ...
... mind you, unlike any we have in Colorado. Sure, we have forests, but they stretch over mountains and aren't as much like a lush jungle as these are. Trees so densely packed together you can hardly see 100 feet through. I found them very beautiful to look at, even in passing.
Getting into Chicago was a bit of a chore. First off, it was raining hard, I mean HARD. With my wipers at full power I still had difficulty seeing what was in ...
... finally stopped to nab something from the cooler to eat....I insisted. That was at 2:30 and we sat on the side of a road that went to an amusement park. A small parking area, really, but it was just fine as I was long past ready for lunch. After that is was just head east as fast as we could go. We finally landed at Rock Creek State Park to camp. A beautiful park with a huge campground. Got the tent up and ready to use in about ...
Just stopped at a rest stop and told Jeff he had to come in with me since it looked dark and creepy, he wanted to know if he should bring his gun. Seriously you brought your gun - why of course, so if you don't hear from me you may want to notify the authorities he probably has me tied up and ducked tape in the ...
A nice view facing a soybean field. Check out the pictures. Small town experiences are neat!
Okay, on to Forest City and what lies ahead. Looking forward to meeting new friends and seeing old ones. Stay tuned.
Other places to stay in Pella
315 Roosevelt Road, Pella | 3 star hotelfrom $126
2104 Washington Street, Pella | 2 star hotelfrom $79
910 West 16th Street, Pella | 2 star hotelfrom $93
705 East First Street, Pella | Hotelfrom $123