Travel Blogs from Peru
A note about last night's campground which reminded me of a song sung by The Limeliters which has the line "The rumble of a distant train puts me back to sleep again". Too bad the rumbling trains were not distant (about a block away) and not only rumbled but frequently blow their whistle. Not a particularly quiet night.
... the invitation. I was kicking myself for this later, but knew it was the responsible thing. Wet tents and down sleeping bags are not a good combo. There is not a single working water spigot in Waterworks Park. The toilets had overflowed onto the floor, so in that way, it was true to the name. The park overlooks the Illinois River and the bridge. It's very beautiful, and unlike many town parks, the locals actually use this one. Many of them have ...
... followed 39 all the way into Illinois into La Salle, IL.
The trip was bumpy and long, with many corn-fusing roads and much corn. We got stuck in a traffic jam for about a half hour in Illinois because some idiots at a construction company decided to do work under an overpass during lunchtime rush-hour. It did, however, give me plenty of opportunities to get lots of ...
What I found most interesting about this Historic Landmark is that the Hegler Carus family members and their descendants actually lived in the home until 2004, when it's sole resident, 99-year old Alwin Carus, one of Hegeler's grandchildren died, leaving the mansion and the entire contents to the Hegeler Carus Foundation, with the stipulation that nothing of ...
... re screwed, plain and simple.
We found a Ford dealership in Streator, IL (30 minutes away from where we were staying) that happily took our bank debit card and even drove all the way out to pick us up. They were uber friendly and hooked us up with a sweet car that has one of those video screens and Sirius radio. Feel like I'm all rich or something.
Now for a Doctor Who marathon and returning to work tomorrow!
Other places to stay in Peru
4389 Venture Drive, Peru | 2 star hotelfrom $88
4385 Venture Drive, Peru | 2 star hotelfrom $93
1851 May Rd., Peru | 1 star hotelfrom $48
5240 Trompeter Rd, Peru | 2 star hotelfrom $83
5253 Trompeter Rd, Peru | 2 star hotelfrom $108