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Today was a drive day so we got up early and packed up and hit the road. The drive all up was about 700 km so a big day in a van towing a trailer. It was a pretty uneventful drive with a couple of stops at gas stations along the way. The most interesting thing of the day was probably the amount of road kill we saw which had been basically non existent the rest of the trip because they have road crews who scrape ...
... is but when you follow that little line from Kingston to where we are now it really puts in perspective how far we have come and what we have accomplished! 3 kids, a trailer, 26 states in almost 4 months and the fact we're all still going is so huge! The flash cards have been a great way to learn each state capital and some interesting facts as well!
Myre-Big Island State Park in Albert Lea was our ...
8:00 PM 2/2 wind mill Tick tock
8:13 PM Great wind turbine pictures Josh! Where will you be stopping tonight?
8:15 PM Hudson maybe Tick tock
8:35 PM Spoof pic Tick tock
8:40 PM Now THAT is a cool picture!
8:45 PM Thanks Tick tock
8:48 PM where we ate - going to eat big trucks ...
... types of Spam. The museum featured a history of Spam and had heaps of interactive stuff you could do, like experiencing life on the factory floor of a Spam factory and they even had set up a game show set with trivia questions about Spam. It was just the weirdest thing to see and it was literally in the middle of nowhere, we were surrounded by crops. Only in ...
We arrived around noon, which is when the Hormel SPAM Museum opened. Yes there is a museum to everything SPAM and I must say it is very slick. I originally thought it would be tacky and something cheesy, but no way.
Very professional exhibits and lots of hands on things to do. In one place they have you test your ability to pack SPAM cans (fake SPAM).
As you will see by the ...