Super 8 Cedar Rapids East
Travel Blogs from Cedar Rapids
... to Cedar Rapids. We were put on a united flight at 9pm and arrived in CR at 10:30! Great to be home and back on American soil! Jim and John there to greet us and though Kristyn will not really be "home" until Friday, we were all glad to be back! Now the adapting to time zones and recovery from a twelve day trip....it will be several days before we're back on ...
After leaving memphis we drove to St. Louis area . After reading campground reviews we decided to stay outside in st Charles. We had planned to visit Grant Farm owned by Anheiser Busch that afternoon but the weather didn't cooperate. Instead we drove down the street to historic st Charles and it was delightful. This was the start of the Lewis and Clarke expedition. Who knew? We had then hoped to go to Warm Springs Ranch in ...
... was considerably colder then we had anticipated. While the kids were preparing Kimberley and I headed to the shops to fetch the requirements for the kids action plans.
The competition that the kids are competing in is called Future Problem Solvers Program International. http://www.fpspi.org/ they love an acronym this company so it is shortened to FPSPI. We are taking 7 students from our school. 4 of them compete in a program call Global Issues Problem Solving (GIPS). I ...
... we arrived we had some quick farewells with the families. It was very difficult to say goodbye to them. It quite funny how quickly the kids formed a bond. You could tell that the home stay boys were very very sad to see us go. They got quite chocked up say goodbye.
Getting through security and check in is no mean feat with a group of 9. It takes us at least an hour each time. Our flight was simple. Departing on time and arriving on time. We ...
... excited, but nervous. Long flight, facing the unknown and the number one concern?.....Wifi...texting, googling, music, facebooking and communicating with friends!! We won't have the normal freedom we have with our phones here. As long as we can hook up with wifi wherever we are, they should be happy...and we'll then communicate via Viber (free) or FaceTime. Long day ahead as we begin our ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed