Travel Blogs from Peru
As far as we had known, Marseilles was going to be a lot & license town for us, but we received an email from the home office at 10am saying the sponsor had just sent info on our contact there and that he had a school visit for us! We called the contact quickly to make sure the timing of everything would work out and it did: he had a school visit scheduled at 1pm.
The parking was really tight at the school, so I parked a bit illegally, but we didn’t ...
... the lot only to find out that Becky, the show's aerialist, had been in an accident with the truck and trailer she drove...a woman in a car cut her off at the last second and her vehicle jack-knifed as she tried to avoid hitting the car. Becky's okay, but the truck isn't salvageable, so our mechanics are spending part of their day off stripping the truck of anything they need and junking it and the musicians are testing their equipment (which had been in the trailer) to see if it ...
... kids tickets over to them before we took off.
Since we'll be in Peru through Thursday, we're going to take the rest of the tickets we have (plus some posters and tickets we got from Al) and plaster them all over Peru...it's only a 20 minute drive to Mendota from here, so hopefully folks from Peru will travel for the show.
Tomorrow we're heading to Robbins, IL for their Labor Day parade...hopefully it doesn't get too hot!
... going on (Earlville), but once there, we found almost all of the stores closed and no one on the streets.
At least I had the chance to show off my mad singing skills to the 90s station on Sirius...John had no idea I knew all of the words to "End of the Road" by Boyz II Men, "Whoomp! (There it is)" by Tag Team, and "Run-Around" by Blues Traveler. And then to make things better, I sang "Stay" by Lisa Loeb...if I were to ever karaoke, this would be ...
... park built by the CCC during the Depression. They told us that locals picketed the construction, complaining that there were people in town who needed the work, so some parts of the park were set aside and built by local workmen.
In typical Gibson fashion, we turned a six-hour drive into 10 hours on the road. But after dinner in the lodge dining room, we headed off to bed so we could be rested for our final day of ...
Other places to stay in Peru
4389 Venture Drive, Peru | 2 star hotelfrom $76
4385 Venture Drive, Peru | 2 star hotelfrom $111
1851 May Rd., Peru | 1 star hotelfrom $46
5240 Trompeter Rd, Peru | 2 star hotelfrom $82
5253 Trompeter Rd, Peru | 2 star hotelfrom $127