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Cities- Dodge city, Wichita
Year of statehood-1861
Motto-To the stars through difficulties – ad astra per
Flower- Native Sunflower
5 other facts-24 state parks, state tree is the cottonwood,
state animal is the buffalo, state reptial is the ornate box turtle, famous for
... Little Big Horn in Montana. I conjured up a vision of Custer in one of these valley's looking upon the surrounding ridges and saying "wow, that's a shitload of indians!". I didn't take the time to visit either of these places....I had a schedule to keep.
Again I used AirBnb.com to find a place to sleep and shower close to the Eisenhower Library. The closest place was in Manhattan Kansas, approximately 25 east of Abilene. It is the home ...
We are trying to drive as much as possible for the next few days. Today's journey took us from St. Louis, Missouri, to Salina, Kansas.
Lots and lots of farmland folks, lots and lots!
We crossed the Missouri River twice today, once in the sunshine, once in the rain.
As we approached the Missouri and Kansas border, we came ...
... maintenance vehicles stopped on the highway. It is a good law, but the drivers do that for any vehicle, and usually very abruptly. So you can be booting along in the left lane when all of a sudden someone will come into your lane, no signal-no warning, and slow down to 40 MPH! That'll leave a spot on the seat! More than once I have had to veer onto the shoulder to avoid missing one of these clowns.
I think the worst thing of all is that ...
Today was a driving day, but it doesn't hurt when some of the interstate is also marked "scenic" on the maps. I have to say that the rolling hills of Missouri and eastern Kansas - especially the Flint Hills area just west of Topeka - are beautiful! We loved it! We jumped off the highway a bit west of St. Louis to drive a little of the "Lewis and Clark trail" but considering ...