Holiday Inn Express Omaha Southwest
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
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The goal of visiting Omaha was going to the supposed best zoo in the world. We arrived there at 10:30am and left at 4:15pm, shortly before they closed at 5pm. It's great having the GPS to navigate us around, and we had no issues getting there or back to the hotel. Firstly I think the zoo could be in the running for the best in the world, once their extensive construction is complete. There was a lot of construction, which really distracted from the experience. Also the zoo ...
... all trip we were grabbing for both pants and jerseys before we went out though. Omaha appears to be a city that overseas tourists generally don't come to. Both the rental car guy and the hotel receptionist questioned why we had come to Omaha, like they were surprised. In the case of the hotel I can understand because they appear to be used by a lot of long distance drivers (eg truckies). It's a fairly large and spread out city ...
... last night. The cloud cover was too low which only allowed occasional glimpses of light.
Gotta say a big THANK YOU to Cameron for lending me his 2 walkie talkies. They've been an easy way to communicate while we're driving. Can't imagine not having them along for the ride.
Camping tonight along the Missouri River in western Iowa.
Today's temps - 86 degrees. Total miles: 1575
Off to Pipestone National Historic Site in Minnesota....
... big problem - there were no seats next to each other for the 9.5 hour flight. The ones available were for purchase - $118 dollars a piece. I almost broke down in tears.
I spent so much time researching flights to save 200 just to have it go to waste on seating.
I debated that perhaps some people would let us change seats. I implored Nick to call the customer service. He got an automaton who ...
... 14 syllables. It was very hard for me to keep a straight face.
When we walked in, I could tell by her delighted smile and sparkling eyes that she was totally surprised.
Hope I see that same thrilled look on her face minutes after the polls close on May 13, when the vote totals are announced!