Super 8 Iola
Travel Blogs from Iola
The hills in eastern Kansas have turned to rollers. Sweeping grasses and limestone bluffs are characteristic of the largest remaining tract of tall grass prairie in North America. Today the weather was calm and the storms continued to drift away from us as we moved through the Flint Hills region of Kansas. The adventure cycling maps showed ...
... br> Miles since last post 104
Total miles so far 1487
Miles to the Atlantic 1287 miles
Miles to Pacific 1854
Miles to next Border Crossing in Arkansas = 154
Number of States I've run in 8 (NY, NJ, PA, OH,
IN, IL, MO, KS)
history of Iola began in 1859. After the location of the county seat at Humboldt,
... think they think we are nuts. After being held up here for so long, they may have reason to be leery of us. People here are praying for sunshine. I've never been in a church where they prayed for sun. Always they pray for rain in our next of the woods. Scotty found this quote, it is very apropos for the trip. "We don't pretend to know the unfailing secret of success, but there are times when we fear it may have something to do with hard work." I like the cow one attached. Hee ...
... popcorn can't keep him calm. We found a church today, that helps. People are kind, but I think they think we are nuts. After being held up here for so long, they may have reason to be leery of us. People here are praying for sunshine. I've never been in a church where they prayed for sun. Always they pray for rain in our next of the ...
We fell asleep last night to the sounds of coyotes yipping, thousands of frogs and the snorting of the horses that befriended us. We awoke early with the need to get as many miles as possible as there was a threat of severe weather that would change this day of 85 degrees to less than forty within a couple of days, snow included. We took a dirt road that would hopefully parallel hwy 166. Big mistake. We wasted some tough miles and way too much time. Going eastbound ...