The Starved Rock Inn
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Lots has been going on. I started out with a canoe trip last Saturday on the Illinois river in northeast Oklahoma with Michelle. There were canoes and rafts everywhere at the start, but spread out a little bit as the day went on. The water was comfortable and it was relatively cool out, low 80s. Nice enough to do one jump off the rocks into the …
Add Soy to the mix of Hay and Corn. In Western Iowa the farmland was hilly, where the hills were too steep (for horses?) the farmers had tiered the lands. I saw hills with four or five tiers with corn growing on it. A remnant of the past.
About half way through Iowa I ran into traffic trucks, trucks and more trucks. This continued all the way until I stopped for the night. As I am heading towards Chicago and Detroit I will have traffic until I start going North in Michigan...Oh joy!
So...do you remember that Ice City that I scoffingly mentioned CIEE offered to send us to in my last post? You know, the one I mentioned in passing as I detailed how we were holding out for something better. Well, as it turns out, they had a lot more to offer than we had originally thought, and now we're Harbin bound! Through a combination of giving us more money than they had originally proposed, promising flexible hours that would allow for travel, ...
... Chivay. Once, but never again! The bus even had to stop to tighten the wheel nuts again. CRAZY!!! Luckely from Chivay to Puno we had a better tourist bus and so we arrived tonight here in Puno at Lake Titicaca. Tomorrow morning we`ll get up at 6AM (and this is a holiday?!?!) to visit some Islands around here.
... when they died. I drove from Taliessin towards Milwaukee to the Unitarian style Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center designed by FLW, but built by developers - so a little ruined. It was here i was conned into an extortionate amount for 'free parking' - on the wrong day. The building has amazing views over the Lake Monona. The original design by FLW was amazing and hovered a huge plaza platform over the waters edge. From here I drove on ...
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2643 N Route 178, Utica | Hotel
- Loved the waterpark hated the restaurant
- Great Family Trip
- Will definately return