Des Moines is where you were travelling through when your suddenly broke down. You got down from your van and did everything you could to start the van but you could not. This place is not your destination and so you will have to look for a way to move out of this place and go where you want to go. The place is not very mysterious but you still find it difficult to get out of the place. You will have to think very smartly to solve all the puzzles in order to escape from the place. Good luck!