Super 8 Clive / West Des Moines
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Layover in Iowa.
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... to Americans along the way, everyone has been asking 'why on earth are you going to Iowa? Do you like corn?' Well, in actual fact we do!! When we landed in Iowa it soon became clear what they were talking about. There is endless fields of corn. We landed at 9pm Friday night after a delayed flight (which Ryan's parents were coincidentally also on) and the sun is still up - I love long summer nights. It gets me thinking about Perth voting against day light savings. Comments like ...
... ball of string' we could make a side trip and see it.
The first neat thing we encountered was a rest area on Route 80. They had commissioned an architect to celebrate Iowa’s literacy. Throughout the area they had representative kid’s blocks with letters (2 foot cubes of concrete) they had what appeared to be book spines formed into the plaster borders of the building. There was a plaque explaining the representation.
Along the way ...
... I stand still and not walk, she will go there. If I walk her, she's so busy smelling other creatures scents, that she dilly dallies and doesn't go. 3am: Stopped for the night at a rest area.Cars, tractor trailers, and campers here. Got to 1170mi. Thus far. Not sure the name of the town we are in... I'll post that tomorrow. ...
... After some discussion, it was obvious that the sink fixture was defected. So we talked to the RV store about getting a new one and coming back in a week to have it installed. So by 4:00pm, we were on the road to Iowa City. Fortunately, the kids agreed to meet us at the Amana Colonies for dinner. So the good news is that we ...
... Tomorrow, they will finish up the work and we will head to Iowa City. We should be in time for Izzie's birthday on the 24th.
No pictures today - I just don't get as excited about shopping as I do when we are exploring the mountains.
Chuck and Sheila Noel