Travel Blogs from Hillsboro
... reason the area became popular to begin with was the 'Dells" a carved out area made through the years by the Wisconsin River. Took the 2 hour boat trip and it was really great! Saw the Standing Rock where the photographer Bennet had his 17 year old son jump from one rock to the other to capture it in mid air. Also got off the boat at Witch's ...
... some extra money and supply themselves with cheap electricity!
Since Wisconsin Dells was only 200 miles from the Morrissey's home, we arrived early in the afternoon, set up and took off to explore a little. The first thing we found was a miniature train that went on a 3 mile round trip. It was only a 15" gauge track and it was run by all volunteers. Fred went to pay for the tickets and he was wearing his ...
It was raining on the way with lots of grey skies, but the ran stopped for a few pictures.
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... because the nice people at the park emailed Ron with alternative directions. This morning however that detour got us off to a tricky start because we were terribly low on gas. (Oops!) We drove on desolate roads for about 16 miles with the GPS consistently reporting several more miles to go than the distance-to-empty meter said we had!! For at least the last 3 miles the car said we had 0 miles left till empty. We truly coasted down hills to save ...
... a beautiful sunset (the picture doesn't do it justice) and then in the other direction, more stars than I can ever remember seeing started popping out of the sky. We could see a band of the Milky Way, which was cool, I'd never seen it before. They told us about the annual Perseid meteor shower which will peak when I'm in Chicago. We were able to see a few streaks in the sky, part of the warm up round I guess. While we were taking in the sweet ...
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