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I can't believe we're on our way to Italy! This day seemed so far away when I decided I wanted to study abroad in Italy for three months, but now it's finally here. We will be leaving Cedar Rapids at 2 this afternoon, and will be returning home December 8th.
It still doesn't ...
... but it is a distinct one, like I've left pieces of myself all over the world and am just now trying to collect and reassemble them. And I have no idea what the end result is supposed to look like! Oh well. Here are some photos with accompanying quotes from T-Dub, aka Farmer Timmy, aka He of the Perfect Hair and Teeth. Goood ...
I spent every Thursday night from early June until mid-July studying Czech in the basement of a Cedar Rapids church. Saint Wenceslaus catholic church is a historically Czech church; it was first founded in 1874, and the current chapel was resurrected in 1904. It was equipped with a full school. Many of my classmates attended the elementary school, which outlived ...
We continued our drive toward Ohio, passing through Nebraska and into Iowa.
We have noticed the increase in traffic and semis (didn't miss them!) as we continue our journey. Keith would drive on the western interstates with virtually no traffic.
Nebraska has irrigated farmland, otherwise it is very dry. As we entered Iowa, we decided it looked very much like Ohio (rolling ...
... above the river - but it was closed off, probably because of fireworks. Back in town, we stopped at an overlook of the river. Next to the parking lot, the large floodgates were closed. Some water was seeping under the flood gates and trickling down the street. Looking out towards the river, we could see that much of the ground between us and the river had been recently flooded, even though the river was a good distance away.
Soon it was time for ...
Other places to stay in Cedar Rapids
616 33rd Ave S.W., Cedar Rapids | 2 star motelfrom $45
1230 Collins Road, Cedar Rapids | 2 star motelfrom $89
3320 Southgate Court S.W., Cedar Rapids | 2 star motelfrom $93
400 33rd Ave. S.W., Cedar Rapids | 1 star motelfrom $52
720 33rd Ave SW, Cedar Rapids | 2 star motelfrom $52