Sleep Inn Estherville
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... then started the fire, and roasted marshmallows and read. It's was light until 9:30 or so, and was such a nice night around the fire! By 11 we were all in bed again, hoping for an early start tomorrow. It's time for me to hit the hay tonight, and hopefully get a full nights sleep in, and kick this slight it was 6 hours, so I'm hoping tonight I can get a good 8 hours! So from Jackson, Minnesota, good night and good day! ...
We crossed back over the Missouri River in South Dakota, and made it into Minnesota. Plains, farms, wind turbines, cows...
We stopped a little bit earlier than expected, but found a hotel right off the highway just as the kids really needed a break or sleep, and went for a great late night hot tub and swim. We'll drive extra tomorrow.
... We also had a look at algae under a Leica microscope freshly collected from Silver Lake today. It looked like a feather. The professor told us algae was the first plant to photosynthesize and to produce oxygen for the atmosphere. The second most productive source of oxygen on Earth is algae. It has evolved and lived for the longest time since the beginning of life on this planet.
Paul and I took out a canoe for about 45 minutes on the lake. The ...
... had the wettest June in 140 years (14 inches), and is heading for an all time high.
I am missing the consistent. moderate climate of CA. It's one of the reasons I know I belong in CA.
Tomorrow (no rain predicted) I'll travel to Sioux Falls, SD and another 400 miles will put me at Mt. Rushmore. My next known stop is Reno, NV (1200 miles from Mt R) to visit Blair and his family. My best guess is that I'll be in Reno the week of July 7.
... as Smoked Hickory, Bacon, Garlic and Jalapeno just to name a few.
We arrived at the KOA in Jackson around 6:30 PM. They have a cute playscape and it took the boys 10 seconds to get out and start running around. Meanwhile, I got the charcoal warming up and got hamburger patties made for dinner.
All in all a really nice day - hardly believe we traveled 450 miles!
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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