Holiday Inn Express Galesburg
Travel Blogs from Galesburg
I got up with the sunrise at the lake. It had been a couple days since I cleaned my dromedary so I emptied the water and refilled at the spigot. A lady came up and asked if I was going to be drinking it. She informed me that there was a sign somewhere that says not to drink the water because it hasn't been properly tested. I had already chugged a couple bottles last night and today. I figured the damage is done if I'm going to get sick from it. They should probably post the ...
Made it to Knoxville, which was an unbelievable drive on the motorways...minus 40 degrees outside, which I think is about 23 below zero New Zealand speak! Matts moms house is surrounded by snow and it is bitterly cold outside.....really really cold!!! Went down to the store a little while ago...its a really small place, so not a lot to do apart from stay inside and keep warm. Its been great to have Matts family together. Tonya stayed with the kids ...
... br> We pub crawled around Cherry street having some nachos (with cheese sauce not cheese - gross) but that didn't deter us from our $2 or $3 gin and tonic and vodka sodas. We made some local friends Matt and Matt who could not believe we were in Galesburg. Everybody kept asking if we were going to Knox college.
After a big night we spend the following day in bed watching tv getting up only to have breakfast. Then again to have ...
... we were mainly on the farm and staying in a hotel in Canton, IL, but it's either changed significantly or my memory is **** because it didn't look anything like I remembered. Strange.
Anyway, the sponsor wasn't able to come up with anything for us, so John got into clown and we wandered around the town, dropping off general flyers at some businesses. Not many people around this morning though we encountered the ...
... they were at least quiet and respectful while the younger kids enjoyed it. Whew!
All in all, John did seven programs today and he was a total rock star...an exhausted with absolutely no energy left rock star, but a rock star nonetheless. We finished the day back at the YMCA, where he proceeded to make around 50 balloon animals for the Kids Club there. Wow...this town DEFINITELY knows a circus is coming!
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking