Super 8 Motel - Monmouth
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Weather Start Cloudy and 22C 4pm Sun and 30C 7pm 22C
The Good highlights of the day were a) visiting Ulysses S Grant's home in Galena ILand touring the very beautiful town and b) having some one stop to see if I was OK when I was stopped to take a picture of the Welcome to Illinois sign. He then offered to take my picture by the sign. Nice guy …
... time I'll cross it for this trip. Could this be the Great Lakes wind? If so, I'm going to be fighting it for several hundred more miles. I was shooting for Orion originally. I called the campground up there to make sure they had spots. $25 for a tent site. Arghhh! I just couldn't justify it. I went to the library in Sherrard and looked up a satellite view of town. I spotted a church on the outskirts with a big back yard. It also had a 7-eleven nearby, so I decided to hang ...
... skin would be unable to handle the extreme cold temperatures! Really loved Chicago....it was a pity it was so cold because you really couldn't get out too much, so didn't get to do a lot of shopping...just a look around the malls etc, which were huge! Need lots of time and lots of money! I know I need to get some pictures up on here, but I have had limited time to get online...will do as soon as I can. Love to all my New Zealand family...miss you lots ...
Up early we set off to hire a car. With the plan to head up the quad cities and stay there overnight. Unfortunately for us all the small cars were hired out so we had to take a bigger car altering our plans. So after an hour to finally hiring a car we also made one guys day before we left he had never met an Australian before and he got to meet two in one day. So we set off on a day trip headed up the highway to the quad ...
... Ag area and I'm sure lots of feed lots but haven't seen any yet. Drove 220 miles to get down south farther toward St. Louis (fly out on Sat.) Jim for job and me to ft. Lauderdale
Drove to a state campground next to the Mississippi-ugh pit toilets, no shower (we haven't showered in a couple of days) and overall yucky vibe. Found out about a city campground 12 miles north in Keithsburg, Illinois. Tired ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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