Travel Blogs from Chesterton
It was cool and quiet this morning until, all of a sudden, the stillness was ripped by a roar that covered the county. It was as if some voice had called out "Gentlemen, start your engines!" and several thousand keys turned in ignitions. Now that is an alarm clock! I sat bolt upright and Lacey dove for a pile of pillows. Another day on the Power Tour had begun.
... too early for dinner. It also wasn't a good place for keeping two five year-olds entertained while Dad had a beer, and we kind of just wanted to get to Michigan City. So, we got several bombers and a six-pack to-go. Some of these served as tailgating beers for the Notre Dame game. They had quite a bit more alcohol in them than you would normally find at a tailgate! I have to say, the ...
If anything, it doesn't do close to any kind of justice.
Lake Michigan reaches that far out,
you wouldn't guess for a second that it wasn't an ocean.
From the Indiana side, Chicago was nothing
but a silhouette of lego-size buildings on the horizon.
But it's so calm, not a single wave, not even a ripple.
Nothing but stillness & peace, 200 kilometers across.
... random mall on the side of the road into Michigan City. There I got information about a local outlet mall (I had heard so many good things from other people about US outlet malls, but this one was a bit of a disappointment - lots of stores, no real amazing deals), and the lady told me how to get to the State Park. On the way out of the mall, a man who had overheard the conversation said that she was pointing me only to the State park, and that the National ...
... Hawkswood has been in storage "on the hard" since September 2008. When we left her, we expected to be back at the end of November but those reading who know us know the direction in which the subsequent storyline leads: the decision to leave a job, a plane crash, surgery and recovery, and a total change in plans due to a nudge in life's priorities.
So here we are, back from the last six months in Ecuador where we now live, ...