Value Place Des Moines, IA (Ankeny)
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... of the condition of the on/off ramps kept us going, though slooooowly.
Other than that, I saw a car manufacturing plant in Flint with the most smoke stacks ever, I had my first crossing of the mighty Mississippi River (maybe at its most narrow point at Le Clair, IL), saw loads of farms in Iowa, drove my first two hours of the trip, and witnessed Bob master the new iExit app on my phone to find the best hotel here in the lovely Des Moines, Iowa. Oh yeah, and finished at +3 ...
We took the plunge and pulled out of the driveway. The house was pretty well emptied and Freddie was filled to near capacity with The Liitle Gulp firmly fastened to her car dolly. We had agonized over the weather reports (-25 wind chills with near blizzard wind gusts on Valentine's Day) and decided to wait it out until Sunday. Well, here we were. It ...
- Woke Up to my car almost being towed - Argued with a gentleman that i was allowed to be there -Got in my car and peeled out -Got a speeding ticket about 3 minutes out -Started Loathing this trip -Got to Des Moines -Mother called saying there was a family emergency -Had to cut the trip short but still having all the requirements for the ...
... New York to Denver in 1993.
It was a bright sunny day but in August but only a few weeks after the great
Midwest summer floods of that year. Many roads were still under water in the
state leading to my having to take many detours, one time when taking lesser
highways rather than the Interstate was not a good choice. Des Moines was still
recovering from its own flooding which my friend Andy had helped out with the
Andy described ...
... the cookies and cream oreo cupcake we bought at Wobbly Boots and it was amazing. 13 radaring State Troopers in Missouri, 2 non radaring State Troopers in Iowa, and 2 Ankeny PD's later we make it home. Until next time, safe travels! ...