Midwest is the Midbest – St. Louis, MO

We quickly realized how hard it is to post in real time. We are no longer disallusioned and hope you all have come to the same realization.  

Our extended tour of the Midwest began with a stop in St. Louis for the night. We lucked out and got a really nice room in a huge house in the city’s central west end. The house we found on Airbnb was home to an education start up. Four guys lived and worked out of the house and rented out the top floor.

The best view of the city was from the Illinois side of the river. The Arch could be seen 9 miles away but Sarah’s impersonation of the arch was much more memorable due to her inflexibility and lack of grace. 

In keeping with tradition Sarah forced some physical activity and managed to get us lost on our run in Forest Park. The beauty of getting lost on a roadtrip is that you just jam pack in more sights, in our case it was the Jewel Box. Which Sarah is now reqesting be her nickname. Its an Art Deco style greenhouse built in 1936, that recently went under a 3.5 million renovation to restore it to its jewel status.

To finish out the trip we went by the house Sarah’s uncle Steve was born outside of the city. We’ve been on vacation with the Hoppes and question how they fit six of them in a rancher with one bedroom. 

Next stop, Kansas, aka nothing.