(7/29: I didn’t get this post onto the website from the road. Sorry for the chronological weirdness.)
Orange City, IA has an annual tulip festival in May. They wheeled out their vendors’ buildings and decorations for RAGBRAI. As the first town on the first morning, they really started things off right. Their town is super cute:
And this sweet lady here was selling chocolate and stroopwafels. And chocolate-covered stroopwafels.
The Wikipedia page for stroopwafel has links to how-to videos–making, and eating(!)–if you’d like to experience them for yourself.