Missouri, state thirty-six, by the numbers:
Total miles: 432
Total money gained: $0
Total money spent: $76.69
Other transport: $0
Other: $47.69 ($30 membership to WWOOF Hawaii and $9.40 for a book of stamps…)
Budgeted amount ($200/week or $28.57/day): $57.14
Total over budget: $19.55
Approximate amount of money saved from awesome other people paying for me: $17
North American Reciprocal Museum pass: $0 ($151 from $100)
National Park Interagency pass: $0 ($325 from $80)
Number of free meals: 8
Total nights spent with people I already knew: 1
Total nights spent with Couchsurfing hosts: 1
Total nights spent with non-Couchsurfing hosts: 0
Total nights spent in the car: 0
Total number of hosts/homes stayed in: 2
Total number of Couchsurfing hosts/homes: 1
Total number of family/friend hosts/homes: 1
Total dates: 0
Total encounters with Mrs. Meyer’s soap: 0
Total unexpected, but awesome experiences: 4
Total “Oh my gosh, what am I doing?! I HATE EVERYTHING!” moments: 1
Total “This is so AMAZING, I can’t believe how AWESOME my life is!” moments: 5
Kansas City – Jacob Loose Park is BEAUTIFUL.
Kansas City – Check out the Nelson-Atkins Art Museum.
Kansas City – Walk around the Plaza and go try cheese at The Better Cheddar.
Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis – super cool mosaic art inside.
MISSOURI THINGS TO SKIP IF YOU’RE CRUNCHED FOR TIME:
Going up inside The Gateway Arch – especially if you’re claustrophobic…it had nice views sure, but not really worth the wait or being stuck smushed around other tourists.
Driving in St. Louis. Especially during a sporting event, or multiple…
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