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Unbelievable. That is the only word that I can come up with right now! I just received an email from
the Global Connections office here at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, confirming that I will be studying abroad in China in February! This blog will allow me to keep contact with my family, friends, professors and fellow travelers as I travel this country of 1.35 billion people. Even though I do not leave for another ...
Normally we are running late to the airport. Like when we were going to Paris, we almost missed the plane, no seriously. They were paging us like crazy and we had to sprint to the gate.
Today though, we were on time but of course, the plane delayed. Why is it that when you're running late, the plane is early but when you're running on time, the plane is late? Go figure!!!!
From Minneapolis, we will fly to Chicago, then to Miami and after a 4 ...
Stopped to photograph a great mural that adorned a drape protecting a building under renovation, and discovered several other murals in the small town.
We carried on travelling through Superior Wisconsin and then to Duluth
MN. Just as we entered Superior we noticed a large billboard advertising
new Ford vehicles with a 20 year, 200,000 MILE warranty!! Unfortunately
we were past it before we thought of taking a picture. Wish that could
be in Canada.
... the cost for parking while there is a Vikings (football) game on if $25 while the Twins (baseball) is only $10. Guess baseball is a cheaper game to see all around.
Have gravitated to AmericInn Hotel & Suites which costs a little more than Super 8 or Motel 6 but they have a swimming pool and spa and much more comfortable/cleaner rooms.
After cooling off in the pool, I headed off ...
... of confusion. The bite didn't hurt much as it only got the top and sole of my shoe, and it let go when I started pedaling again, but the whole situation only reinforced my thoughts that I need some sort of stick. A stick for passing cars that get too close, annoying kitschy mailboxes, kids on Ripsticks, and now dogs. My hosts this evening recommend Halt, a sort of dog pepper spray. They have run into several dogs on their tours as well; one tore a hole in a sturdy ...