Best Western Starlite Village
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Our day on the road started at 6:45, with 769 Kms under our belt already, in a very fresh -24 degrees Celsius. Our day entailed four states: Michigan, Indiana, Illinois and Iowa including 100 Kms of the worst highway surface conditions either of us have ever endured (yes, even worse than Port Elgin Christmas of 1984 or Grand Forks, ND conference champs of 2006) and there was not even any 'active' weather. Black ice, hard packed snow and crazy drivers made the experience frightful, but ...
We took the plunge and pulled out of the driveway. The house was pretty well emptied and Freddie was filled to near capacity with The Liitle Gulp firmly fastened to her car dolly. We had agonized over the weather reports (-25 wind chills with near blizzard wind gusts on Valentine's Day) and decided to wait it out until Sunday. Well, here we were. It was time to go.
With -5 registering on the thermometer, we dressed in boots, hats, mittens ...
Dall Sheep Numerous
Golden Eagle 1
Cute squirrels 15
Raptor on the road 1
Black Bear? 1
Ground Squirrels AKA Denali Fast Food "Scores"
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Sea Otters, Beluga, Orca, Dall's Porpoise, Stellar Seals, Harbor Seals, Puffins, Auklets, Gulls, Cormorants, Common Muraes, lots of other birds, Bald Eagles
We left Lohrville at 6:15 am. Realized our camper was trying to blow apart in Grand Forks. Repaired with Gorilla tape. Picked up rivet gun and flashing for more permanent repair in Lakota. Arrived at Haybale Heights about 6pm. Supper at casino STARTING MILEAGE 4069.5fueled at Stateline Casino$124 32.13 gal 4433.5
...Fort Dodge, that is. Yesterday we drove and drove and drove. Lots of green rolling hills that turned into flat cornfields...we did spend a good bit of the day in Iowa! (Sending a shout-out to Charles...yep, lots of corn here.) Saw some great road signs but we went past them too quickly to take photos. My favorite was the one that ...