Hotel Julien Dubuque
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... watched it and liked it but Sydney wanted nothing to do with it.
Today was really special. A baseball team called the Ghosts, walked out of the corn and played baseball in the field dressed in 1920s White Sox uniforms I think. It was a scene right out of the movie and there were several hundred people there to enjoy it.
... in the morning, even napping a little bit. The one thing that really perked him up was when he would hear a song he likes, and he would then sit up and sing. He loves to sing, and is actually quite good at it.
About 45 minutes after leaving Greybull, we came on the first interesting thing of the day: Devil's Tower. A place of mythical significance to the native peoples and a great setting for science fiction movies, it always strikes ...
... on our trip, apart from what I've mentioned already we've also encountered many deer. We were following the river again from there, to our next stop at Davenport and the National Mississipi River Museum and Aquarium. The drive into town was disconcerting with numerous pawn brokers, strip clubs and tattoo parlours in quite a run down neighbourhood. But the museum and aquarium were good even though we didn't have much time. Luckily we beat the storms in ...
... look around downtown. It's amazing the things you can learn, even after 16 years of living somewhere. We never knew that it was a Holy Week tradition to go to seven "monuments" (Catholic Churches) and recite prayers. In Bogota, because most people have the day off on Good Friday, that is when they do this. We found ourselves in crowds of tens of thousands of people walking from church to church to read certain prayers at each one!
The next day, and ...
... cool pictures along the way. We ended up camping at the palace campground because our planned campground was flooded out and was not open. Nice place and it was nice to relax after a long day of riding. Tomorrow we start the trail officially at the point of beginning ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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