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... Land of Lincoln'. Pretty cool if you ask us. Tom spoke to us about the great Chicago fire which devastated the city. However, this city is full of fire as all the people defied the doubts and built the city up to be even better. We walked along to Lake Michigan, discovering that it can fit the entire country of the Netherlands inside it. That is one big lake and we have not seen a lake that big since NZ's times! The lake is east of the city and the best use of navigation for the locals ...
We got to the baggage claim and waited and sprayed on bug spray and swatted mosquitos. We waited and waited and no bags came out the little door.
Eventually Bro. Gilmore called everyone to start heading to the bus the Needham's had rented which was waiting for us. We were all a little confused but pushed through the crowds of porters trying to get money and followed our leader to a nice large bus. We were sitting (again) aboard ...
... size-adjust: auto;">We met up with Neil, a friend that now lives in San Jose. He kindly took the day off and showed us around. We went to Vista Point then Half Moon bay for lunch. We drove down to Santa Cruz and went on the Big Dipper then had ice cream at Marianne's. Really loved the roller coaster, apparently it is the same one you can see in the film "The Lost Boys".
... out of my suitcase for a little longer yet! I have no more wandering planned, for now, so this will be the last you will hear from me in this forum for a while. But I am sure the wanderlust will strike again soon. I don't know where I might go next, but wherever it is, I will be sure to take much better care of my passport...that lesson has been well and truly learned! Still, there are plenty of other mistakes to be made, new names to be called...stories to be ...
Leaving the country, turns out, is barely different than leaving the state.
By that, I mean, the airport, the security, the gate, the food, the people, the method of transportation, everything looks and feels exactly the same.
As if I'm going to Cleveland or something.
Interestingly enough, my biggest fear was never realized at all. When I got my passport back in November, immediately after learning about ...