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Final Part of Our Trip

July 19, 2017  Joplin, MO – It was raining this morning when we went to load the car at the hotel.  Yes with all these green fields and running streams you get rain.  We must be back in the Midwest. … Continue reading

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Branson, Missouri

July 14-19, 2017 We arrived at a condo in Branson, MO mid-afternoon and had time for a meal and to check out a visitor’s center before having a Dairy Queen treat and settling in for the evening.  I even managed … Continue reading

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George Washington Carver National Monument

Friday, July 14, 2017 We stopped by the George Washington Carver National Memorial.  The memorial is located on the former 240-acre “Carver Plantation” where he was raised until age ten when he left in search of further educational opportunities. He … Continue reading

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Joplin, Missouri

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 – short drive to Joplin, Missouri So off we went finding ourself on two-lane road driving to Joplin, Missouri.  We saw farm after farm with crops at all stages of growth.  We especially enjoyed seeing cows … Continue reading

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Great Sand Dunes National Park

Great Sand Dunes National Park Monday, July 10, 2017 – Arrive at La Junta, CO For the origin of these dunes we go back in history nearly 400,000 years when this valley floor was covered in water.  As the lake … Continue reading

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Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park – Colorado

Black Canyon seen from Green Mountain Saturday, July 8, 2017 The Black Canyon located in western Colorado is made of hard granite, a harder surface to wear away than the Grand Canyon.  It has taken the Gunnison River wearing through … Continue reading

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KOA in Durango, Colorado

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 I think we are in one of the nicest KOA Camps to date.  We’ve had several that were nice but this one provides our particular cabin with a serene view and a small creek running along … Continue reading

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