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Sunday, Sept. 4 - We left our house at 4 a.m. taking I-74 through Indiana to Indianapolis and I-65. We had a breakfast of doughnuts at a rest stop on I-65, then caught I-90 (the Indiana Toll Road which turned into the Chicago Skyway) and drove through Chicago. We went past the original Comiskey Park and saw the Sears and John Hancock towers from …
Glacier National Park was grand. Hiked to Avalanche Lake (6 miles round trip) - WOW ... drove out via Going to the Sun Road - stopped at Logan Pass and hiked to Hidden Lake overlook WOW - and got up close and personal with a family (maybe 8) mountain goats including 3 babies.
Montana drive was scenic and went well. North Dakota drive was a drudge. HUGE oil boom in northeast corner (fracking technology) - roads torn up and lots and lots of trucks - ...
... that she has a daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren living in Cable, WI and they make several trips a year to see them - GOING RIGHT THROUGH BARNES! They will stop and spend a night with us!
The campground was BAD. Trees, but being along freeway and a gravel frontage road - well............Top it off, it was run down and in need of much repair and TLC!
We slept, but only by ...
... the houses. It seems no-one lives on these farms any more. Maybe the people live in town and commute ? Maybe the farms are run by computer by the big agro corporations ? The towns are so spread out -- the sense of space is refreshing. Room for huge pickups (no-one drives a car it seems) and empty lots in the middle of town. Its cold up here in the North. I was all bundled up and its the middle of ...
Less than a month before my great adventure begins! (29 days to be exact!) I have decided to write this blog while I am abroad as a way to share my adventures and also as a way for me to document my journey. If you would like, you can get email updates and you will receive an email every time I add an entry. I will try to post on Facebook every time I make an entry, but I ...
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