Ced Rel Motel
Travel Blogs from Cedar Rapids
... spaetzle and vegetables.
There is a Tanger Outlet Mall one exit down the road so we spent some time there too. Getting there was the issue. All the roads are under construction so we had to wait several times. It was nice to spend a leisure day just relaxing. On our way on I-80 we see replacement blades for the wind turbines being transported via truck. they are long and need ...
... the road. The heavy rain which had been beating on our windows all night had persisted into the morning and, call me a girlie if you must, but I was not enthusiastic about riding a motorbike without the luxury of being able to see where I was going! So, our original plans were scuppered, and instead we spent the morning watching the weather channel and doing a bit of admin. By the way those sock driers that they put in hotel rooms these days ...
... stopping today but will in Hammond Indiana.
Today is another windmill day. Seem like there are more and more as we move along. Must say it does not make for a great view. We find it interesting that many are not running. The temperature is rising so we have to turn on the generator so we can run the rooftop AC. That's better. After lunch we run into increasing winds. Not quite like riding a bucking bronco, but close. Wind does play games with a motor ...
We enjoyed our stay here, although the days were hot, humid and lazy, but quietly relaxing. One of my favorite pastimes was watching Fox try to catch a ground squirrel. Just like the corn fields, where ever you look, you see these little varmints. The holes to their burrows are everywhere, about the size of a golf ball and hidden in the grass. ...
... we had to make a trip into the city, Iowa City, to be exact. We needed groceries and Fox desperately needed a good grooming. Usually we have no problem finding a Walmart nearby, sometimes more than one. Well, the only Walmart in the area was either in Cedar Rapids or Iowa City. Okay, about the same driving distance to either Wally-world, and both cities had ...
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