Clarion Hotel Bloomington
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... back. Always vigilantly scanning the horizon for possible storm centers.
As Sraddha said in previous, the interstates really make it easy to make some distance which is what we are doing right now.
We pass huge grain elevators which store soybeans and corn, horse ranches, forests and cross over the occasional high point in the whole area, a freeway ...
Time is getting close for our travels to Italy. We are excited; our adventures will include: Rome, Naples, Sorrento, Pompeii, Florence, Tuscany, Pisa, Venice, Milan and the Italian and Swiss Alps.
Plane and train tickets have been purchased a well as tickets to several historical sights - Vatican, Academy of the Arts (David) and Uffizi Gallery.
We are looking forward to meeting up with our friends (Phyllis and Michale) from England in ...
... allow the passage of the boat.
We then realised this would be the last glimpse of the Missip that we'd been following for over a week. Now it's onto huge lakes as we go towards Chicago .
Today we caught up with an old friend I'd volunteered with in Melbourne 4 years ago. Gee it was neat to see her again.
We chatted a couple of hrs or so, then off towards the Windy City ...
Left Greenwood and headed north through Indianapolis towards Chicago. I'd made the decision to revisit some of Friday's route as I'd not been able to do it justice due to tiredness. Left I-65 just 75 miles from Chicago and headed west to rejoin Route 66 at Dwight. Took a look at downtown Dwight as an early alignment of the route had gone through the town whereas it now skirts the edge of town. It was very quiet with businesses closed due to Memorial Day but ...
... in contact with the infamous Christmas letter, but now we are going on this Panama Canal adventure together, and it begins today in Bloomington, IL. Rick was career Air Force, and he and his wife, Cheryl, have retired at their last duty station of Eglin Air Force Base in Fort Walton Beach, FL. ...
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