Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center
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Churchill once said; "It's always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look further than you can see." He may not have been talking about a motorbike tour when he uttered these wise words, but they did seem particularly apt this morning. We had wisely looked ahead and had a fine plan in place, but as we peered nervously out of the hotel window at …
... Millross would have enjoyed seeing the shop so I took a few pictures. The Amana Woolen Mill is also an old business, 1855, and the number or spools of thread for the loom is hard to believe.
Does the name Amana make you think of appliances. Well Amana, no relationship, is now owned by Whirlpool and has a plant here.
Tomorrow we leave for our last overnight stop near LaSalle, IL.
We left Grand Island to a beautiful sunrise. Not many times do you have a great sunset and then get to see the big fireball in the East come morning. What it does tell you is we are out and on the road early. This is another day we will be logging 350 plus miles. What was a day of traveling the flat lands of Nebraska yesterday, today we are into Iowa and finding rolling hills. Seems like up and down, up and down. . . We cross the Platte River and find another ...
... After that was the Needles Highway. A winding twisty highway with sharp curves and switchbacks. The problem with rally week is too many bikers, seriously, hundreds, and some of these tunnels are one lane on the top of the hill. So I wish that we could do this on an off week. I took one short side trip and It was worth it because of the lack of riders. OK. I'm done with Sturgis, but have one more day to ...
... The squirrels pop up and stand on their hind legs like a prairie dog. They chirp warnings to each other and at any given time during the day you can see a good dozen within a 50' by 50' area. Looks like a whack-a-mole game board. They chase each other all over, popping in and out of their holes.
They drive Foxy nuts. He tries his best to ...