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Kansas- There’s No Place Like the Sunflower State

For a long time, Kansas had been the thorn in my side. From what I had been told, Kansas was nothing more than a flat-as-a-pancake, farming no-mans-land, where the high winds blow the smell of manure right up your nose and even driving across makes some people go crazy. I was worried about the monotony, the increasing distances between civilization, and also the complete lack of natural shelter from the elements. I received a warm welcome in Kansas from my own dad, who happened to have a business trip in Kansas City around the same time I would be there. Initially, Kansas surprised me in that it was much more hilly than expected

Hill Under Railroad Outside Wilson, Kansas

Hill Under Railroad Outside Wilson, Kansas

There are very few trees

Open Plains Outside McAllaster, Kansas

Open Plains Outside McAllaster, Kansas

The people are much more friendly than some folks in Missouri think they are

Grain Silo in Monument, Kansas

Grain Silo in Monument, Kansas

The towns got smaller and smaller, and the distance between them got farther and farther.… Read more

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