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... no cross country road trip would be complete without seeing the "Gateway to the West"! On our way, we saw signs for the worlds largest golf tee and also the worlds largest wind chime...although we were tempted to stop and see these most intriguing attractions, we had a long drive ahead of us, so we stayed on the highway. Another interesting thing that happened is that we crossed over our first time zone...not sure exactly where, but it was somewhere in SE Illinois....wish ...
... was happy, and all was well at home.
Our plane was an older 767. Mark booked us in the main cabin with extra legroom, which was nice and fortunately the plane was not all that crowded. In fact, the guy in the row next to Cheryl and Josie had the center three seats. We were jealous as he spread out to sleep across all three seats while we tossed and turned in ours.
Dinner was typical old-style ...
... furniture,TV's;everything ruined and now in a stripped down state and being rebuilt .
2 days here to rest up and lovely to see some of the local events on for the weekend (this is gateway to several Marinas and large lakes). AND no WIFI, so down to the local library to complete the first blog . .spotted a local American Classic car show - great band playing and we enjoyed seeing the passion of all the ...
Yesterday was our first part of the Route 66 Road Trip which was really exciting. We got up as early as possible to try and hit the road and get out our way nice and quick so we can fit enough in. It was sad to leave Chicago, at that point it had been my (Stoo) favourite city.
The first stop was Joliet, famous for being where the prison is located in the Blues Brothers. Here there was a 'Kicks on 66 Museum' which we headed for, of ...
... significant non-buyer's remorse because I did not buy one of several beautiful handcrafted shawls I saw in store windows and especially at the Los Dominicos Handicraft Village we visited on our own in Santiago. It was at the end of the red subway line near a church.
In Chile, several people brought straw hats to protect their face and hair. I should have.
At the winery, some folks made wine purchases. Not sure any of it made it to ...
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