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 ...
... me, let alone highway signs, and the paint on the streets was so worn away I could hardly tell what lane I was in, so I had to rely on the scores of cars packed around me to estimate where I should drive. It took a good long while to enter Chicago proper, and by the time I was in it was long after dark with cloud cover, though I could still see Lake Michigan and the boats thereon fairly well. I just wish it hadn't been raining so hard so I could ...
... 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 ...
... 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