Holiday Inn Express Omaha Southwest
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... some original old houses and cottages to the site to recreate a village. There were log cabins the first pioneers built in about 1830-1840, then the railway came through in about 1865 and the houses got a lot fancier! Even at that time they were bigger than a standard NZ 3 bedroom home these days. Heaps of people have paid full-time jobs at this museum to run the stores and welcome guests into “their homes”. Working blacksmith, tin-smith, millers, hat-makers etc. ...
Today we went to see the Strategic Air and Space Command Museum southwest of Omaha in Ashland, NE, about 30 minutes away. It was very good! When you enter the lobby (on the second floor), the first thing you see is a real SR-71 Blackbird suspended from the ceiling right in front of you. I like SR-71s!
We spent more than 3 hours at the museum and enjoyed the exhibits. There was even ...
... bombed French churches, war bond posters, letters, medals, individual persons' stories, children's toys, and lots more! While we were there, we also got to hear a special event - a subset of a nearby Army band came and played some jazz. They were good. The museum is kind of dug into a bunker, half underground. On the roof is an observation deck with a 40 foot Liberty Memorial tower on ...
Next flight we were not seated together but close and Nick asked the guy if he'd switch and he did. the nice guy. Yay. We were a little delayed to arrive.
Then we arrive in Miami. I learned I HATE IT. I detest it, I LOATHE it. We arrived in terminal D, but we needed to get to J. IT'S insanely, ridiculously laid out. We actually had to leave the airport and re-enter the airport and then go through security again! We never ...
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I went to the bathroom before in order to change into my PJs, brush my teeth, etc. When I opened the door to return to my space, a train guard ran passed me along the corridor. Now we seem to have stopped, and the following announcement has just been broadcast over the tannoy: "Passenger the dog belongs [or maybe 'belonged'...it was hard to tell] to, you need to go ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking