Travel Blogs from Effingham
... not get there until 1 pm. ****. Eventually the guy realized I wasn't leaving because I did not trust the tire and besides that I had nowhere to go. Once he found out more about my trip I think I gained some cycling "cred" and.he warmed up a bit. He called his mechanic who came in early and got my new tire mounted, balanced and back on the bike. By 1 pm ...
Hi everyone. Well, we are on our way west. We left Michigan yesterday and made it to Effingham, Illinois before we stopped for the night. Across from the hotel was a local steakhouse that came highly recommended by the hotel clerk. The prices were very reasonable and the food - well, let's just say we got what we paid for. Jeff has me spoiled with his cooking. Today, we stopped in Highland, Illinois to try the foot high pie at Blue Springs Cafe. ...
... is a derelict industrial zone we finally found the Arch parking deck. The Arch is very impressive. The National Park Service runs a museum below the Arch Plaza. The museum traces the settlement of the West Starting with the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The museum's gallery is circular. There are date timelines across the ceiling. On the walls they have key facts concerning the evolution of western expansion and US history, including but not limited ...
I saw a sign off the highway and followed it on a whim. I'm glad that I did.
The Log Cabin and surrounding buildings were really cool. There were a bunch of people walking around and doing work in costume. There were some women cooking a meal, and people tending the garden. They were using period tools, and it was kind of cool. Puppy liked it a lot. ...
I've made it to a new state. Greetings from the great state of Illinois. So far, I've been thru:
- New York
- New Jersey
- Wes t Virginia
- I llinois
- Since March 11 I have run 62 miles
- Total Miles since Times Square = 957
- Miles to the Pacific Ocean = 2171
- Miles to the next border crossing = ...