Town & Country Inn
Travel Blogs from Streator
... afternoon ending with a delicious steak dinner cooked by Bill accompanied by corn on the cob we brought with us from Jarrettsville. It was difficult to say goodbye since our chances to get together are few.
Since I didn't have many pictures from today's travels, I put on a few of inside our home on wheels.
... golf carts that they ride up to the Dairy Queen and down one block to the river to eat their soft serve with a view. I guess this river is used for shipping and receiving as well as fishing and recreation. A giant boat pushing a dozen or more cargo units passed a couple times. I've never seen one of these, and to me it resembled a train but for water travel. It was interesting. When it got dark, the boat shined a giant extremely bright spotlight on the water ...
... stove shipped in from Germany in 1874, nearby, a microwave!
Sadly, much of the house is in dire need of restoration. But seeing the beauty in the parquet inlay floors, the intricate craftsmanship in the extensive woodwork, the magnificent staircases and marble fireplace hearths gives its visitors a glimpse into the past glory of this home.
Bye for now and stay well.
I experienced the first snow already. That was a shock; and it was beautiful at the same time. I certainly was not ready for that and realized more things I had to go out and buy, such as a window scraper!!
Friday, 11/8, I learned that Binky, our Dachshund, had crossed the Rainbow Bridge. With that news, came a lot of sadness and a spiral downward about all the loss I have experienced in the past few months. I did ...
... my broken Spanish, I explained to one of the girls that I was traveling with "mi hombre," my man, unable to say fiancÚ or boyfriend or husband, and Chris liked it so much, he called me his “mujer,” woman.
Finally finally finally we arrived in Cabanaconde. It was early evening, and the sun was still blazing hot, but long shadows were beginning to form on the streets. After setting our things down at our hostel, Pachamama (fantastic, by the way. ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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