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We made it across ohio in 4 hours, and I think we stopped to pee about 20 times. We stayed at Matt's house, an old friend and chef from the Vanderbilt. Since we got in at 11:30 pm the first thing on basil's mind was late night food. And Matt knew just the place. He took him to Bakersfield. If you make it, they have awesome ...
... this took us to highway 125 which goes to Cincinnati. Along the way, we saw a number of barns with quilt squares painted on them. This is a trail which has been started for people to follow to see sights and visit attractions. Other people have just got into the act and decorated their barn. Did not follow the trail but was able to see a few and get photos of some.
I drove again for about 25 miles but again we started to get into the more built up area so I got out of ...
... s sleep and headed out in the rain, one of the few times we have encountered it. Strange because it rained while we were in St. Louis and the short remaining portions of Missouri. Some weird clouds, too! Then, as we crossed the mighty Mississippi into Illinois, it stopped raining. Guess Mother Nature loves Illinois better although it was a dark gloomy sky! Today, we drove five states: MO, IL, IN, KY, and OH. Leaves are not really turning color until we ...
... of the day here. As we traveled the many winding and picturesque trails through the zoo, we encountered zookeepers at seemingly every turn who were ready to talk to us about their featured animal. Besides the "normal" things one finds at a zoo (elephants, lions, and the like...), we discovered dozens of God's creatures who we never knew existed. This was especially meaningful to ...
Flight was overbooked, so they held us at gate to re-ticket passengers causing a 1/2 hour delay in boarding. The delay in boarding caused Chicago to hold us at the airport because of weather. Weather caused us to re route to Chicago via St Louis. Needless to say arriving 2 hours late in Chicago made us miss our flight to Germany/South ...
Other places to stay in Oxford
75 S Main Street, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $75
5190 College Corner Pike, Oxford | 2 star hotelfrom $72
6 East Sycamore Street, Oxford | Hotelfrom $98
5056 College Corner Pike, Oxford | 2 star hotelfrom $99
351 N Fisher Dr, Oxford | Hotelfrom $114