Travel Blogs from Gilman
What a day....picked up bike and rode to Dwight, seeing lots of Route 66 memorabilia on the way. Freezing cold....but will change the further west we get. Thanks to everyone for birthday wishes, except Frank who had to remind me to get Saga insurance! Just short of ...
... off briefly in Kankakee, IL to find a thrift store, but quickly found out that it was in a very run-down, very "windows boarded up with more empty storefronts/houses and even a convention center than occupied buildings" sort of area, so we made our way back to the highway and arrived in Beecher by 6pm. We’re parked outside of the public works building in the country…very nice and private and ...
... sheep, I guess purchased at the market.
It must be the
onion season because we passed several camels being loaded up with
onions and then move the onions a kilometre or so down the road, I guess
though being moved to a collection point because we saw a large truck
being loaded but there was sure a lot of handling getting those onions
It was heart wrenching not to be up to camp by
the ocean, and we drove on and on with ...
... br> We made homemade spaghetti sauce from home grown tomatoes and Jesse spent one of his days helping a neighbour stucco his house, a man of many talents
It was just a quick pit stop in Stelle but lovely to catch up with Bill, Becky, their family and friends and enjoy their hospitality and warm home, thanks Bill and Becky.
... parked out front obviously hadn't flown in quite some time. At a quick glance, the runway was intact, but not overly well kept. General Avaiation airports typically struggle for funding, and we lose a few every year. Flying's expensive, and the aviation economy is tough. I really hoped this place wasn't on it's way out. Looking further down the ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking