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Sometimes, we spend a day driving. Just... driving. That was Sunday, driving from Cedar Rapids, IA to North Platte, NE. An eight-hour drive-a-thon. We all piled into the Pocket Rocketeer and pushed our way through the heartlands.
Slipping time away in the van involves reading, listening to music, chatting about the hot topics of the day and sleeping. Food stops are always a chance for exploring local or exotic flavors. In Des Moines, IA, we stopped at a Vietnamese restaurant slightly off the beaten track named A Dong [ link ]. The food was surprisingly good and the prices were very reasonable. Selections for the table included Pho and fried squid and we all filled our bellies with deliciousness.
Onward we continued to our Holiday Inn Express in North Platte, NE and hunkered down for the final leg of our trip, into the heart of Colorado itself and into the very mouth of Evergreen.
Pushing to 'Rado,