Travel Blogs from Kankakee
... so they mustn’t have sunk. In arvo went to Radio Shack – ask about CB radio thingy. After that Greg and I went for bike ride on trail alongside river and we crossed to other side via suspension bridge. Stopped at spots, I took photos and Greg checked out people fishing as a lot seem to fish this river. We could see the fish from the suspension bridge. Checked out small old cemetery on way back, lot of ...
... to our next turnoff, Kankakee State Park Trail. This a huge beautiful park with camping, hunting (we know because of a hand painted sign warning us to stay on the trail!), fishing and a paved hiking and biking trail that is 10.5 miles long. Wait again, only half of that trail was paved, and by this time (3 or so in the afternoon and 35 miles behind us) it was to say the least, grueling! No rain yet even though the forecast called for thunderstorms in the afternoon and ...
... Then a half hour trip on the El to the Frank Lloyd Wright museum which is his original house I.e. the first one he designed as his marital home and office. He had left his Midwest home at nineteen and designed his first home at 22! No real architecture experience other than training in an architectural firm. Became the right hand man to the boss in three years! His boss lent him the money to build his first house on 2 conditions: 1)he had to pay back the money. He did. 2) He had to ...
... do it again. LOTS of madness and confusion! Phones, birds and dogs. I was trying to input a large box of new stamps that were just delivered, adding pictures and descriptions at the same time...but I still have tomorrow. Still to do: sheets and cleaning ladies. Must get 2 new dog leashes.
Will talk to you tomorrow
I am leaving this house at 1:30. And fly Ibera at 4:40.
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... to rain, as you can quite well imagine.
There is water on the roads, the dirt on the side of the road's turns
into mud, the minor river washes away bits and pieces of the road, of
course raincoats are a luxury that most don't have!
passing through Azrou and the map indicated there was a campground
there, so we flashed our card that had camping written in English and
Arabic (we photographed a road sign earlier and hope both the ...