|Sunrise over the Iowa countryside - IA - USA|
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Sunrise over the countryside - IA - USA
The first of three cards I've got today from the states is a official one that shows a gorgeous sunrise over the Iowa countryside (normally we think of beautiful sunsets but watching a sunrise is such a great experience, specially in the mountains). Thank you very much Tamera for this card from The Hawkeye State. This postcard took 9 days to arrive!
Iowa is a U.S. state in the Midwestern United States, a region sometimes called the "American Heartland". Iowa is bordered by the Mississippi River on the east and the Missouri River on the west; it is the only US state whose eastern and western borders are formed entirely by rivers. Iowa derives its name from the Ioway people, one of the many Native American tribes that occupied the state at the time of European exploration. Its capital and largest city is Des Moines. Iowa has been listed as one of the safest states in which to live.