AmericInn Hotel & Suites Grand Forks
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... it did open. The only thing it had going for it was gas stations. There were a lot of those.
We stopped for the night in Turtle River State Park. A gorgeous little place way off in the woods. It is just outside a city called Arvilla which is located just west of Grand Forks. Our last night in North Dakota looks to be peaceful and beautiful.
... s parade and then finished the walk.
Grand Forks has a population of 53,000. They process potatoes, sugar beets and wheat. The University of North Dakota is located here.
We drove to Fargo for lunch and then to Bloomington, Minnesota and stayed at the Country Inn & Suites. We had dinner at ...
... shower at a friend of Tim's place and I was shown around the town.
The mining industry, principally oil 'fracking' but also some gravel mining, has taken over and the town has swollen a lot in the last year or two. Here's another oil well pump that looks a bit different to others I've posted:
I went to the spare parts shop and got the bits for the wiper linkages. They were ...
... this but on the whole the reality of impermanence is not an easy concept for us North Americans to grasp in our 'doing'-oriented society. We resist it because we want to be happy and paradoxically we must learn to let go in order to find that happiness, and peace. It's a process of 'being' and it is dependent on time.
Applying this to holidays, they have a beginning and an end and rather than feel loss by the end of a ...
We stopped at the huge US Air Force Base on the outskirts of Grand Forks ND. On weekends, visitors are not allowed entry, but we toured the display of aircraft in the garden at the main gate. A rare treat to get up close to some of these famous aircraft.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
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