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Since this was our first hard day of driving back, we let the girls swim for an hour before we motored. God bless Jordan, who sat with the girls while I went off to check out Fort Dodge. Fort Dodge was built to protect settlers on the frontier in 1851. It lasted three years and thirty percent of its soldiers deserted to go join the California gold rush. Mostly, I wanted to visit because of the Cardiff Giant. See, ...
Well, we're in the middle of America now, speeding down back country roads in central Iowa. There's a lot of corn, as expected. And a lot of big windmills. This is likely our last stretch of country road before we find ourselves on 80, driving hard east. It's all fast food and highway exits from here, probably. Which is sad, but what's there to see in Ohio anyway? Last night we chased a huge orange moon south ...
... 8211; 35 degrees on the bike display. When we got back Bob put the part back on the bike and got it on the trailer. He had just finished when the skies turned very black and a big storm rolled in. Our neighbour told us that there were tornado warnings for various counties and he thought ours was one of them. The wind picked up and we ...
Today we left Indiana and headed further west, passing through Illinois and ending up in Iowa. We hit two toll booths in Indiana and Illinois but so far Iowa has been "toll-free". The roads were good – interstates all the way with lots of billboards for the usual things (car dealers, etc) with a sprinkling of fireworks and “gentlemen's clubs”. I wonder how people explain that one to their ...
... to be doing well, so we caught up with them for a bit, and will see them more tomorrow.
Then, we headed to Chili's to eat because we were sooooooo hungry, and eventually made it over to the Hawthorn Suites, which is where we are now and will be for the next three nights.
Chad's friend, Jordan, came to pick him up, and they will head out tomorrow morning. We will then pick Chad up again for the 4th of July and head over to ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed