Holiday Inn Express Cedar Rapids (Collins Road)
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... but it was a good sermon based on John 3:16-17.
After I returned "home" we had breakfast, not exactly breakfast tacos, but still with bacon, eggs, and salsa. After breakfast we made another trip to Walmart for a few items. Yesterday when we were making our way back, we saw a sign for a pizza place so Bob wanted to check it out. The pizza place is called YOUR UNCLE BOB'S. Kind of sticks with you. Then ...
... and we did a lot of walking, especially in Amana. Middle Amana has Iowa's largest rocker made of walnut. It reminded me of the rocker "Edith Ann" used to sit in. In fact they have a picture of Lilly Tomlin sitting in the chair.
After spending several hours with a German religious sect, we drove over to Kalona, IA which is an Amish/Mennonite community. Bob wanted some more bread. We walked around the small town for a bit viewing the "quilt squares" ...
... bit, I screwed my chair to the floor so it won't move (hopefully) while traveling and by that time, I needed a break so Bob's chair will have to wait until later. We also made a trip to the post office and stopped at the mall to do some walking.
This evening after dinner we went for another walk to explore part of this campground. The deer were out and we also saw some ground hogs. This is an interesting place since we are at the ...
Day 51. Wednesday 15 July 2015
Now in Pella - Dutch town -
or was settled by Dutch who came to USA to escape religious persecution
back in Holland. They are now being outnumbered by the "outsiders". They have certainly kept their culture alive and it is a fascinating place
with lots of windmills, an old village/ museum and lots of history, a
canal and lots of amazing shops including the bakery and meat supplier
... we have to do is unzip the bottom of the shade from the top and retract the awning.
Not sure what we are going to do tomorrow. We may golf since it's supposed to be a nice, cooler day and it's supposed to rain on Thursday.
This evening we sat around the campfire with our new friends again. They will be leaving on Thursday. There are 4 couples who have been RVing and traveling together for about 10-15 years. They have welcomed us into their ...