Econo Lodge I-70 Near Bicentennial Center
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We traveled from Chappell, Nebraska today to Salina, Kansas. I have tried to think of something interesting or humorous to say about the drive, but the only words that come to mind are: rain, wheat, corn, sorghum, rain, monotony, clouds, rain, and boredom.
We did go through some very small towns and they are always interesting. The homes were small, but different; i.e., not all the same style like we see in some neighborhoods at ...
... hundreds of them that had red flashing lights and they all flashed at the same time. It looked pretty weird to see them. We stopped around 10pm at a La Quinta inn at Salina, Kansas and got a room for the night. We all got some much needed showers, tried to find enough plugs to charge all of our electronics, and headed to bed.
Packing up the camping gear for the last time
Hiking at Lily Lake
Seeing the wind turbines at ...
We left the great sand dunes and drove through Colorado into Kansas where we spent the night at another walmart. The next morning, we got up and drove to Abilene, ks, the home of the Eisenhower museum and library. We toured his boyhood home, which was way smaller than Jefferson's which we saw last year. Then we checked out the grounds and the museum. Finally, we made the push to St. Louis where we stayed at a ...
Started out the day milking goats, and then making goat cheese with The Goat Cheese Lady, all arranged by Karen. Had lunch in Manitou, and then packed up and started drive east into Kansas. Unfortunately the Sand Creek Massacre site was closed when we got there. Kansas was flat as expected, but on highways still quite beautiful. By nights end we had to return to interstate in order to increase chance of finding a hotel still open. States Visited: Colorado, Kansas* Stops ...
After we left Lindsborg, we went in search of the Castle Rock Badlands and Monument Rocks.
Unfortunately, I couldn't find my original directions so I hastily googled them from my smart phone. Even more unfortunate, the directions didn't get us to where we wanted to go. Instead, we ended up on a very lonely long dirt road out in the middle of NO WHERE. The road we were looking for was ...
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