Timber Lake Resort
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... there we took it easy and went to Rockford, IL in two days, about 95km. We couldn't find a warmshower host so we turned to couchsurfing. The next day we cycled to White Pine Forest State Park (60km, 37 miles). We met up with cousin John and his friends. We stayed a couple nights, tubed down the Rock river, had lots of fun!
Today we took a tour of Lincoln's house. Most of the furniture was original. I do not have a picture of the house on the I-pad so I can show it. It is a two story home now but when Lincoln bought it was 1 story. In the 17 years they owned a second story was added and a room in the back. From there we went to Lincoln's tomb. We took a tour of tomb building it was beautiful. Dave and I walked down a lot of stairs to the temporary tomb were Lincoln's body was laid ...
... to the Mississippi River at a park.
When we arrived, there was a marching band practicing in a parking lot we all had to drive through. The director simply had the band march out of the way of oncoming trucks and motorhomes as we pulled up. The kids kept playing and we kept driving. It felt very surreal.
Nothing could have prepared any of us for what a fantastic day it was for a couple of circus shows - not only did we have a ringside full of exuberant Circus Fans who ...
... were over heating in our motorbike gear. We started to filter through the traffic and were told afterwards that filtering is illegal in most of America. We also ventured onto the hard shoulder to try and get moving and avoid the over heating, only to find that that we were quickly followed by a state police car - we thought oh no this is a big fine coming or a night in jail. We pulled over and he raced by - bigger fish ...
... LaSalle, 1931 Pierce Arrow, Package and Buick, a 1923 Buick, 1924 Cunningham racer and 1953 MG. Oh and a 1962 Corvette too. He is working on a 1932 Auburn in his limited spare time.
It’s about dinner time so Bill drives up in the Pierce Arrow and off we go. We head to Warren, IL about 8 miles away and split a dinner and ice cream to top things off. When we get back Bill takes me for a ride in the '52 MG and then the ...