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After 450 miles south, we head east skirting he big city areas and rolling thru the countryside. This post is in between campsites to alert you to a (planned) direction change.
Stopping for lunch at a large rest area east of Bloomington, Illinois, we admire the vast fields and ominous clouds of an impending weather front moving in from the southeast.
Time is getting close for our travels to Italy. We are excited; our adventures will include: Rome, Naples, Sorrento, Pompeii, Florence, Tuscany, Pisa, Venice, Milan and the Italian and Swiss Alps.
Plane and train tickets have been purchased a well as tickets to several historical sights - Vatican, Academy of the Arts (David) and Uffizi Gallery.
We are looking forward to meeting up with our friends (Phyllis and Michale) from England in ...
... and the recently opened Octane 66 classic car salesroom where I had a chat with owner David Ehresman. David is a fellow Route 66 traveller having taken the west to east route with his family a few years ago. I had a brief stop in Lexington to rest at a walkway and park created from the original road. Towanda also has a stretch of the original road it has preserved and has a geographical journey with exhibits for each state the route travels through. I walked ...
Hi All ~
Just a quick update that I am back home in Illinois. Got here last Saturday around noon. It was a great trip and I have more stories to tell you. I will get those out as quickly as I can. The travel list ~
Myrtle Beach, SC
Shenandoah National Forest, VA
Can't wait to share my stories, but you will have a wait a day or so more.
... when he can get down there.
Repairing the speedometer meant removing the inoperative one and replacing it with one of Bill's spares. That meant getting up behind the dashboard. Bill is about 6'2" and isn't as young and flexible as he used to be. Fortunately he has a younger chap named Nick who works with him occasionally and can squeeze up behind the dash. The previous owner had done extensive restoration work on this car and had made a real mess of ...
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