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Oct 17, 2013 - Iola, KS

Day 66 - Iola, KS 10/17/2013 We stopped in Ft. Scott, KS to see the fort and visit the town. We took a tour of the town, it has lots of old homes that today are worth close to a million dollars, pretty cool. We got lucky, they re-opened the fort today (the forced closures were over today), so we got to see the fort. It was an interesting site to visit as well. I took lots of pictures today. We pulled into Iola to spend the night at the Elks. Their campground is out by their lake! It was a very nice setting, but not very nice to us. We...

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2013 Fall Colors

Oct 8, 2011 - Kansas Shakes

We used I35 for our journey through and out of Missouri. The area we were traveling through was quite hilly and the road was very rough. I don't understand the plains state's obsession with concrete highways. They suck. The weather was mostly overcast, which was fine with us. We were still pushing high winds all day long. The forests were plentiful and displayed some changing colors, though nothing as vibrant as the colors of the north. We did an up and around detour through the two Kansas Cities. Other than having our teeth shaken out on...

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Jul 2, 2010 - Iola, Kansas

I will do my very best to get you caught up on what has been going on. Believe me, things have really been a mess. We ended up going up to Steam Boat Springs on two different week ends, just to spend a little more time with Jason. The first week end he took us up to see The Trapper’s Lake. There was a horrible fire around this lake several years ago and you can still see all the dead trees. Such a pity, but I know these things happen and are usually better for the forests. I know certain trees will not germinate without fire, so I guess it...

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