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Saturday August 1 - Day 19
Time to leave Illinois. As sad as it is to leave, I won’t miss the chaos of Chicago. Although I still think New York has Chicago beat, Chicago defiantly has Calgary beat. Because Wisconsin is just a few minutes from our campground, we took secondary highways along the bottom of Wisconsin. They have “America’s Dairyland” on their license plates for a reason. ...
... snapping turtle and an alligator along with the Bald Eagles. I walked back to the car, we had 18 minutes left on the meter and I drove over to pick up Bob.
As we were making our way to the I-80 truck stop, we passed some interesting looking objects on the side of the road. The brown sign called them the Hurstville Lime Kiln National Landmark Site. So since I was driving, we turned around and went back. In the 1870s, Alfred ...
... for the holidays from the people of Wisconsin. It’s in the upper 70s when I depart, so there’s also no worry about the freezing rain that we skated through Arkansas in my second and final trip (before this return) to the Delta. As I drive, memories of the Delta come rushing back.
There was the visit to Annie Brown near Itta Bena in her tiny run down shack that had previously been ...
Took the road less travelled for our first day. Headed west on the I-290 W or Dwight Eisenhower Expressway for a bit before it was the US20 W. When we could we were off onto the IL 72W which was a much smaller road with much less traffic that went through suburbs and small towns.
Bought supplies for lunch in Addison - spent a whole $2.60 to get bread rolls, ham and a tomato. Back to our lunch of travels past - ...
... are all unique and the shops are as varied. One shop, Galena General Store has more hot sauces than I've ever seen in one place. I know Dick Wilson and Dave Millross would have been in "Hot Sauce" heaven.
The town sits near a river and the entrance has flood gates as that river can overflow. Just a unique place. You will enjoy the pictures soon. This would be a great road trip destination for us motor home junkies.
After lunch at Culvers ...
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