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 ...
... nail, perhaps half a centimeter in height, protruding from my arm.
But I digress. I paid my tab, walked back to my car (it had been raining this whole time), and tried to leave the city. Chicago is a damn rat's nest of roads and confusing directions. I went around a park twice trying to find I-94 before I gave up and just took the city streets out of Chicago proper. I accidentally drove into one of the less privileged neighborhoods in ...
... impressive, actually. These farms are huge operations and you can't help but wonder if they're privately owned or owned by some foreign consortium or some such. We arrived at the Hitchcock Nature Center at 12:00 and learned how the trees were taking over what was natural grassland before man did it in. The nature center is trying to restore the natural order of the area. I actually made it to the top of the tower! We then hit ...
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 ...
Iowa summer has been amazing and it's going to be really hard to leave. Leila's helping me move the stuff I'm not taking with me to storage today. I'm proud of myself for only having 7 boxes this year! (I had 12+ last year and it was a pain to move, to say the least). This apartment has treated me well: central air, comfy furniture, prime location, ...
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