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Not much to write about today as this was definitely a driving day. We travel 462 miles to Illinois through some of our country's most valuable farm land. For miles and miles there was nothing but corn with a few soybeans thrown in.
We did stop in Blue Earth, Minnesota to visit with the Jolly Green Giant. In honor of Sturgis Bike Rally ...
... along the
river had been cancelled. We then went to Matthiessen State Park. It too was
flooded, but we were able to take the hiking path through the park. We did have
to wade ankle deep in our hiking shoes, but it was so worth it. There were
beautiful waterfalls and canyons. Quite a sight to see. From there we went to
Starved Rock State Park, but ...
... t have handled anything else. I didn't want to take a real gravol because I was already so tired from the night bus I knew it would just knock me out! I ended up taking another anti-nausea and still felt like I was going to barf most of the trip. I did manage to see all the lines. I guess I thought they were going to be bigger and more easily visible. They are very difficult to photograph and I think my cell phone did a better job than my camera. I can say I did it. But ...
... way to highway 39/51. Lots of roadworks and the signs were a little confusing and did not include all the highway numbers as they usually do.
Still lots of harvesters at work and the skies were threatening rain. Saw lots of wind turbines too - the most we have seen at any one time. Just about all of the farms are grains - corn and beans, although we have seen one Angus beef stud and another farm which had a picture of a pig on it's sign.
... br> Good thing I bought that bread, because that is what kept me going until about 3 am. I kept noticing restaurants after I had passed the exit, so I just kept trucking on down the freeway.
Right after I crossed into Missouri, I found an open truck stop, had some breakfast, drove on a few miles and stopped at a rest stop around 3:30 am. That was my camping spot for a few hours. Slept in my car, ...