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 ...
... House in Council Bluffs, IA, about 1:30. Without having lunch, I might add. (I thot Carol had to eat regular to keep tabs on the diabetes issue but man, I don't see any evidence of that!) A historical landmark, it was huge and completely furnished with pieces from the early 1900's. General Dodge was evidently quite good at getting things done and is very well known. I must admit, however, that I certainly had never heard of ...
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 ...
... just be too lonely and go absolutely insane so host family it is. Hopefully they'll be nice and won't hate me or anything. No clue what to bring. Maple syrup is the obvvvious choice, but they say food gifts are just awkward if they end up not liking them so maybe maple candy would be better because it's easier to conceal if thrown away?
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