Travel Blogs from Prairie du Chien
... called the Badger state, not because of those disagreeable little animals that also live here. During the Civil War (or the War of Northern Agression), cannonballs were made here by dropping melted lead down a 180 foot shaft - by the time they got to the bottom they had formed balls and cooled.
Countryside just south of Spring Green:
Beautiful Wisconsin Country:
... got home at about 2:40am. I was so excited to get home. I threw my bags in my room and jumped into bed, where I stayed until noon. Now it's back to life in the USA. I can say that my experience in France was without a doubt the best experience of my life this far. I am so lucky to have met the people that I did and see everything that I could. I am glad to be home, but miss France terribly already.
But as always, it's not good bye, just see you later.
... to this area/Mississippi via the Wisc river down from Upper Peninsula. Breathtaking view from our campsite which was perched high atop the bluff! I made Jim chock the wheels for ease of mind. Awesome park. $14 night with no electric.
Weather: Start Sunny and 24C Hot spot 32C Now 30.5C Still hot but the humidity is way down.
After traveling down the Mississippi on the Minnesota side for two days I decided to cross over to the Wisconsin side and am glad I did! Immediately the roads were up and down hills and curves thatt put a smile on my face. The road was sided by trees and tiny mountains the were also covered in tress. It was a welcome change from yesterdays ...
Earthen effigy mounds began to appear 1,400 years ago, and were possibly religious sites or clan symbols used in seasonal ceremonies. Some show evidence of fire, probably ceremonial, in the mound's head, heart, or flank. Some mounds are burial sites. Some ...
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