Travel Blogs from Minonk
... afternoon ending with a delicious steak dinner cooked by Bill accompanied by corn on the cob we brought with us from Jarrettsville. It was difficult to say goodbye since our chances to get together are few.
Since I didn't have many pictures from today's travels, I put on a few of inside our home on wheels.
... back. Always vigilantly scanning the horizon for possible storm centers.
As Sraddha said in previous, the interstates really make it easy to make some distance which is what we are doing right now.
We pass huge grain elevators which store soybeans and corn, horse ranches, forests and cross over the occasional high point in the whole area, a freeway ...
... out in cycling gear with a beautiful, fancy bike. He looked fast, and I was on mile 90 with my 70lb bike. He rides about 40 miles to Henry every Saturday after work to stay at his weekend home by the river with his family. He was very curious about my trip and ended up riding with me all 10 miles. He offered me dinner and a shower. I was so exhausted, knowing that I had a wet tent rolled up that I still needed to deal with and it was about 7pm, I ...
... weeks, so look forward to seeing folks.
Things I have learned about me
Regardless of how long one has been gone, I did not forget to take the threat of a tornado seriously and am very grateful I did not have to have the direct experience
It doesn't take a lot to make me happy these days
I like my own company
I am very excited that I gave me the gift of further mentoring
I am short on pictures for this entry!! :)
There was a short descent to the Rio Colca where we crossed a suspended bridge & began our ugly steep climb out of the canyon. Both Roger & I were feeling lazy and trekked at a slower pace than we had been. The trails somewhat leveled out towards the last 1/4 of the trek out and finally we made it.
As we were walking back to the village of Cabanaconde I heard what seemed to be the school band. As ...