Fairfield Inn & Suites Effingham
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... 100.00 cash). Finally on the road at 10:25. GPS directed us down US 41........lovely 2 lane highway. Gas at Grayville, IL......on 92.89 visa. On our way to Nashville we saw the haulers for # 5 and # 15. Got to Nashvillle KOA shorrtlly after 5:00. The thing we bought to start the Colorado ...
... on the campground property - it went out about a mile, then you turn around and come back (no thanks). Or she said we could go up the road to the dam and there was a trail called the General Dacy Trail. I wanted to see the dam anyway, so that sounded good.
We followed the path back to our campsite - the park was mostly filled up with seasonal RVs and there were a lot of families around. So ...
... pretty quickly.
It was a pretty uneventful day; traveling through Ohio and Indiana isn’t too exciting. We stopped in Effingham, IL, which is about 100 miles east of St. Louis. We were able to get a “buddy site” at this campground and had a great dinner; BLTs and corn on the cob.
Mike is suffering with a bad back, probably a pinched nerve. We are hoping that a heat pad, some Advil and a good night’s sleep will remedy ...
... to search for the grave of Thomas Lincoln, Abe’s
father. My old jalopy had been acting up again with the air conditioning not
working for a few days and an occasional squeaking sound from a belt (nothing
particularly unusual). Starting the car at the cemetery there was a sharp
screeching sound, smoke coming out from under the hood, and then a loud pop as
the steering belt snapped.
Great, stranded in the middle ...
... not get there until 1 pm. ****. Eventually the guy realized I wasn't leaving because I did not trust the tire and besides that I had nowhere to go. Once he found out more about my trip I think I gained some cycling "cred" and.he warmed up a bit. He called his mechanic who came in early and got my new tire mounted, balanced and back on the bike. By 1 pm ...