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... t be able to convince me to get in that airplane again! I ended up feeling pretty sick for some time after the flight. After waiting around in the terminal because I was too worried to take a car back to town, we did eventually make our way back to Nazca. We booked our next night bus and checked our big packs and then found a cute little terrace restaurant with wifi where we basically just hung out for a few hours. At some point we did venture out to see the rest of ...
... way to highway 39/51. Lots of roadworks and the signs were a little confusing and did not include all the highway numbers as they usually do.
Still lots of harvesters at work and the skies were threatening rain. Saw lots of wind turbines too - the most we have seen at any one time. Just about all of the farms are grains - corn and beans, although we have seen one Angus beef stud and another farm which had a picture of a pig on it's sign.
... in Savanna, Ill., where the sign said, "Home of the World's Largest Selection of Mascot Costumes," but we couldn't figure out how to get into the building, which appeared to be an old school of some sort. I was sure we'd be chased out by some large tigers or lions or some other animal in a letter sweater, but we made it back to our car unmolested.
We finally made it to our cabin at Starved Rock State Park, ...
... 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!
... that wall lies a world you can't imagine. It's inhabitants strange and its atmosphere harsh. Every night I shiver from a combination of the cold and my fear of the unknown. Despite the adversity, my resolve endures. I will not waiver in my duty, for I swore an oath, and I will not be deterred."
What they will probably sound like:
"I didn't realize Russian vodka could compliment authentic Chinese food so well."
Adventure is out there!