Super 8 Missouri Valley
Travel Blogs from Missouri Valley
... their craft and keeping the skills alive. We were following their westward trail, so it was pretty cool to feel some kindred with the pilgrims, although it could be said our pace and comfort levels were worlds apart!
We all are a little crook unfortunately at this stage, just run down from all the travel, looking forward to relaxing somewhere primo.
Fuel, Fuel, Truck stop, Fuel, Fuel, Walmart, ooo some corn, Fuel, wicked electrical storm, fuel and finally... ...
... think we'll go looking for another. It turned out to be much higher in calories than we expected, and didn't fill us up that much.
After the runza, we went into the Cabela's across the street. We must have spent another 90 min or so just wandering through Cabela's. That was a nice stop; we bought a present or two for family, but I'm not telling who!
We went into Omaha ...
... for two.
Then we drove a mile away to the National World War One Memorial. It was a very informative museum, a variety of exhibits showing uniforms for men and women, uniforms from many of the countries that fought in the war, pistols, rifles, mortars, big guns (mortars and guns look like cannons to me! - Sandy) They had vehicles, airplanes, models of u-boats, mess kits, ...
... already have a reservation and he's like oh well in that case nevermind. Taxi drivers get kickbacks if they take you to a buddy hotel. But he wasn't pushy. He told us that the area we were going was very, very "solo". Alone. By itself, nothing much there.
We arrive at Casanovas Hotel and it looks nice from the outside. A guy immediately comes out to greet us and take our bags. Asks for passports and takes us to our room. It looks ...
... the air conditioning came on - not enough to really cool the room, but it was live-able.
Mileage Tank Miles Total Gallons MPG Gas Cost Cost Per Mile
2,374.5 210.5 52,433.5 5.10 41.27 $21.22 $0.10
2,571.8 197.3 52,630.8 4.56 43.27 $17.78 $0.09
2,782.2 210.4 52,841.2 5.30 39.70 $17.85 $0.08
498.1 total miles today.