Holiday Inn Express Highland
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- Reduced mobility rooms
- Microwave in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Refrigerator in room
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... hour about St Louis.
Afterwards we had lunch then visited the old courthouse. We didn't realise the significance of the old courthouse but it was instrumental in the civil rights movement. Dredd Scott and his wife were both slaves and they contested their freedom in the courthouse as they were freed slaves enslaved. This was nothing new and there had been hundreds of other slaves contesting their freedom in the old courthouse. What was different about the ...
We started our excursion early Friday morning. I woke up to finish packing, Gracie cleaned the house and the boys went to the Columbus Airport to pick up the car rental. Bryan originally had planned to rent a Tahoe (big SUV.) They did not have one SO, they happily gave us the gas guzzling, money sucking Yukon (even BIGGER SUV.) Bryan was happy (he likes his toys big ...
... for help. Some of the crew guys came to the rescue and mounted it back into place again. I actually had to count the tickets inside the tent instead of at the gate because the wind was so bad.
But all in all, it was a lovely, lovely day. Which is good because we’ve had a string of not so good days lately which was making life on the road pretty tedious. Getting closer to friends and family in Indiana, Ohio and Michigan is definitely helping ...
... behind and head east. The plan is to get going a bit further, but we end up just outside St Louis in a town called Collinsville, IL. We headed here because a friend of ours from summer camp, Alex grew up here. As we were so close we thought we'd have a nosy around! We eventually find a motel, and the woman was really surprised to find that we had a coupon, because in the time she has worked there, she hadn’t seen a coupon before! She talked ...
... took our 2-3 min ride to the top and got out.
At the top Mel was able to get some really neat pictures of St. Louis with the arch's shadow over it. After about 10 min Mel was ready to go down, because at the top of the 630 foot high arch on a windy day it kind of feels like be on a small boat on a choppy lake. The difference is of coarse in this scenario you can see that you have 630 feet to fall. So we came down in car 1. This time ...