Holiday Inn Austin Conference Center
Travel Blogs from Austin
... and saw some huge carp in the river we biked over. There was a controlled fire along the way from which you could see the smoke for miles. The city was burning all their brush and the fire department was there watching it. It was quite a large fire and the kids were a little concerned even with the fire trucks close by.
We went for lunch at the local pizza joint and it was funny to watch people ...
The prairie is refreshingly empty and flat. No forests or construction - only rows of corn and prairie grass as far as you can see.
There are the occasional homesteads and silos in the distance and of course this spectacular site-
We stopped to run around and throw the football back and forth at the ...
... homemade pie, strong coffee, kids, wives, sweethearts, and the price of fuel.
He/She is your friend and customer. He/She is your source of food, clothing, petroleum and natural resources.
In fact, nearly everything in your life arrived in his truck.
From Devious Jay's Trucking Page
Fun Trucking Facts
The trucking industry has fun facts the world over. We are a ...
Our next stop, besides Culver's in La Crosse for lunch, was the Spam Museum, in Austin, MN. Micah exclaimed, "It's beautiful" with awe in her voice as we pulled into the parking lot of the Spam Museum were every spot is labeled with the word Spam in yellow paint. Despite Jacob's previous protestations that he didn't want to go to the Spam Museum ...
... is a lot there, including a grocery store area showing you all of the things that Hormel makes.
Did you know that over 6 billion, yes billion, cans of SPAM have been sold since it was first made?
Did you know Hawaii eats the most SPAM per capita in the United States?
Now you do.
See some of the pictures from the museum. We ended up spending about 2 hours ...
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