Travel Blogs from Cumberland
Unbelievable. That is the only word that I can come up with right now! I just received an email from
the Global Connections office here at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, confirming that I will be studying abroad in China in February! This blog will allow me to keep contact with my family, friends, professors and fellow travelers as I travel this country of 1.35 billion people. Even though I do not leave for another ...
... we will take the midnight flight to Lima. While waiting, mom and I went "out" for dinner at a Cuban restaurant. We ate yuca, fried chicken, fried fish, spanish rice and plantains. The food was only ok but for the taste the price should be lower.
During the plane ride I like sitting by the window and seeing the view when we are in the clouds I took two pictures.
I don't want to bore you guys so I'll add more when I get to Lima.
On our way into Superior Wisconsin, that is the across the river from Duluth MN, we saw a billboard advertising 20 year, 200,000 mile warranties on new Ford Cars. We couldn't believe our eyes. Closer to the bridge, we saw lake freighters in drydock, and others unloading or loading from grain elevators.
Stopped to photograph a great mural that adorned a drape protecting a building under renovation, and discovered several other murals in the small town.
We carried on travelling through Superior Wisconsin and then to Duluth
MN. Just as we entered Superior we noticed a large billboard advertising
new Ford vehicles with a 20 year, 200,000 MILE warranty!! Unfortunately
we were past it before we thought of taking a picture. Wish that could
be in Canada.
... to that side. First fall. Not moving or dangerous, just some scrapes and lost dignity. Easy 50 mile ride to Minneapolis, my first time there. It is a very big city, and I had to switch to city biking mode, more hand gestures, taking up entire lanes, closing my ears to car horns. After unloading my gear, my bike moved much more quickly and I was off following a friend's suggestions around the lakes and neighborhood bars of the city. A bit of TexMex for dinner and ...