Country Inn & Suites By Carlson - Mankato, Hotel & Conference Center
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... br> It took a whole hour for the parade to pass, and every float, car etc had sweets that they threw to the children. Some had bags that they gathered them in! We didn't go to the competition in the afternoon.
After lunch, and Carroll got back from his work, we set off to visit Sleepy Eye, which is the town where Michael grew up. We went by Clear Lake, and they told us that it freezes over in the winter and a whole 'city' grows up on the ice, where people put cabins ...
... Civil war. On then to Harriet Island, which is on the Mississippi River, tried to have a paddleboat ride, but none were operating. We had a little walk along the river. Then we drove through Minneapolis looking at the University and other buildings, and on to the Mall of America. This is the biggest mall in USA and is huge, we really only looked at a small portion of it. Had lunch in The Rain Forest which is a jungle themed shop and restaurant. The ...
... into a hotel. Perhaps they are the new Amish. Didn't have my camera so couldn't take a picture. darn.
Leaving my bro in laws house we saw two huge bucks. They were much bigger than the deer we see around Bellingham. These looked like deer people hunt for. They were quite majestic looking. didn't have my camera ready again, darn.
Well off to bed with the sound of rain on the roof and hoping the tornado watch doesn't turn into a tornado warning. ...
... the Whitestone and Limestone layers. Apparently there are Amish people living in the area. We saw young man on a horse drawn wagon, who was dozing, probably from bailing hay. Even though the reigns were slack, you could tell that the horse new exactly where it was going. Our goal was to leave Wisconsin at La Crosse - which is a Mississippi River crossover to Minnesota. The weather was great. ...
... We saw guys on horses (cowboys) herding a large group of cattle around a pasture. interesting
I think I saw a road runner on the highway in Minnesota. Does Minnesota have road runners?
We go get our trailer today. Yippee! Hopefully pictures will follow.
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