Quality Inn and Conference Center
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I should mention: over the weekend I decided it's time for me to take a break from the travels.
After 120 days on the road, consecutive nights of hotel or campground, I would favor familiar surroundings to recharge and plan for the change in seasons. Fortunately, I know this woman who birthed me - she's willing to put me up for a while.
Once it became clear in my mind, I was ready to get ...
... sunshine. The road heads directly into the sun and it is brutal to see anything. Not far down the road we cross into Nebraska and find the "Mother load" of RV Parks. Sidney, NE is the World Headquarter of Cabela's and they have an RV Park right behind the office complex. This will be a must stop for anyone heading West on I-80.
The road now is flat and straight out in front of ...
... left over was devoted to soybeans.
Our GPS took us on some smaller roads until one ended at the Grand Island KOA, a small park with lots of personality. First, it was an grassy, treed oasis, completely surrounded by corn fields. It was constructed in the characteristic KOA style--log accents--with lots of amenities, including a functioning café. Larry escaped to the café for a good old-fashioned, gluten-filled meal; I ...
Well it will all be downhill from Cheyenne. The landscape is flat and green with oil pumps scattered around. You see a cluster of trees so you know there is a house somewhere in there. When we cross into Nebraska the north side of the interstate is flat and the south side has rolling hills.
On no, we are now in central time so we lost another hour.
About 75 miles into Nebraska the wind is ...
... of what a mid-western town looked like in 1894 but is laid out all wrong for a railroad town and is very short on railroad artifacts. For example: a railroad town would have a water tank and maybe a steam engine servicing facility of some type. The farm machinery building is someplace I want to go back and see again. It has a great collection but the docent told me that nothing in the building has moved in 30 years. Again time and money ...