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... to these long drives!!) so we stopped a few times on the way home:
- Kmart (since we needed a potty break anyway!)
- Cincinnati Premium Outlets in Monroe (sadly, all we walked away with was a pair of shorts from Columbia)
- KFC in Kentucky (OMG it was SO gooooood!! Who knew KFC was sooo much better in Kentucky?!)
- Teppanyaki Grill Buffet in Michigan, near airport (our favorite buffet ...
... plan so this let us keep yapping during the whole drive).
The last bit of the drive took us through the Tail of the Dragon, the most famous touring road in North America. It sure was a twisty drive! Unfortunately, Matt and Esen both got a little nauseous after a while so it eventually became a difficult drive. Took us over an hour to get through the Tail.
After a bit over 12 hours on the road, ...
... worked SLOWLY, we needed gas and Michigan highways lose any logic, and you see overly-tired people trying to be tersely polite as we tried to find everything and be pleasant at the same time. Strain.
Anyway, we're here and the moving truck won't arrive until Wednesday. So we signed up for the motel until Tuesday, but then I had a brainstorm to stay in the apartment since we were paying rent. We did bring sleeping bags and pillows and an ...
... happily a bus that would take me to Underberg. A couple of hours we arrived and after dropping all the other riders off, the bus driver took me to the spot where I could pick up another bus to take me down the road to the backpackers on the farm where I was heading to called Khotso. The wait for the bus to leave was about two hours, so knowing that I was going to a farm out in the middle of nowhere, I went across the street to the grocery store and stocked up and some food to cook up ...
... big day. I really looked forward to being home tomorrow, but wanted to enjoy my last few hours in LA.
Raja came back to meet us after the movie. I noticed a Pandora store and decided to buy a charm to remember the journey. I have a bracelet as a gift from my Aunt Patra. It is now full of charms that symbolize who I am as a person or bought to commemorate one of the many travels I've been blessed to go on. I decided on a horse and a dangling 'evil ...
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