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... but just didn’t feel like it. Weird. Heaps of people were swimming, sunbathing and paddle-boarding there, some of them no doubt have never even seen the real sea.
Also stopped at a cool Museum – Pioneers of the Prairie, in Nebraska. Told the story of the great West migration of pioneers and Mormon pilgrams, thousands came by foot and horse and wagon in the mid 1800’s, seeking a better life and religious freedom. They had rebuilt an Indian earth home, ...
... think we'll go looking for another. It turned out to be much higher in calories than we expected, and didn't fill us up that much.
After the runza, we went into the Cabela's across the street. We must have spent another 90 min or so just wandering through Cabela's. That was a nice stop; we bought a present or two for family, but I'm not telling who!
We went into Omaha ...
... for two.
Then we drove a mile away to the National World War One Memorial. It was a very informative museum, a variety of exhibits showing uniforms for men and women, uniforms from many of the countries that fought in the war, pistols, rifles, mortars, big guns (mortars and guns look like cannons to me! - Sandy) They had vehicles, airplanes, models of u-boats, mess kits, ...
... The tourist guide said the driver will need an address. There is wifi though and we sit down, bring out my dying phone - battery at 12% and fast discharging. The wifi is slow. After a bit I get out the netbook but it can't connect. I'm so tired and grouchy. I am mad he didn't write it down and I'm annoyed I didn't pack a pen nor paper.
At last we get it. Transversal 17a bis 36-70. This doesn't even register as an address to us ...
... life seems so silly to me. Even if you are frugal it still will be 20,000.00. Sad.
Spent the night trying to figure out how to get to the Redwoods and Lake Tahoe. Very frustrating trying to figure out where to go without it eating up the whole nest egg we worked a year and half to save up.
Guess a portion of Lake Tahoe is closed down due to smoke from Yosmite. The website says ...
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- Business Services
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