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... space for a tent. The site they assigned to me was literally on a hill. I plugged into a nearby electrical box for an hour at an unclaimed flat campsite and filled up my dromedary at the spigot. I didn't go on the cave tour because it was another $18. It was a pretty area despite the tourist flavor. I haven't seen a touring cyclist since Colorado, so I'm excited to be back on track with my established bike route maps. Maybe I'll run into one soon. It's so nice when that ...
Continued to drive south on Great River Road along Mississippi through Illinois....corn, soy, corn, soy...ugh! flat, not pretty. Interesting stop though. Had read about Nauroo, Ill. Big Mormon settlement in late 1800s. Joseph Smith, Brigham Young, etc. Huge temple. Mormons have restored and sunk alot of money into town tor restoration and pilgrimages. I texted Doug Bailey a photo ...
... down to the Gulf. They had jetted to New York and rented a RV vehicle for their trip. One of man in the group had just come back from a Paris to Beijing motorcycle ride!
I also climbed up 244 steps to a lighthouse that was dedicated to Mark Twain and when I was about half way up I man told me not to bother there was nothing there to see and he was right!
But I was pleased I could climb the stairs without pausing.
Tomorrow it's off to St Louis to play.
... several of the local attractions. The trolley took us to the Mark Twain Cave, Sawyer's Creek, Rockcliffe Mansion and of course the trolley depot. He also suggested side trips we can take on our own.
We drove back out to the cave. Mark Twain Cave documentation says the cave was discovered in the winter of 1819-1820 when Jack Simms and his dog when on a hunting trip. His dog chased a panther, which a sport in those days, into a small opening on the side of ...
... the shower only trickled. Dave messed with it a bit and it started to work better so I stepped into the tub and guess what? The shower stopped, I called the front desk and the owner came up to check it out. Apparently when the kitchen down stairs is doing the dishes it effects the showers. So after waiting for a bit I finally got my shower finished.
Good night and God bless all our blog readers and the great people who entertained us tonight.
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