Travel Blogs from Effingham
My tire arrived safely at the bike shop and I made it there with the bike without issue first thing in the morning. The shop was on a country road and when I got there there was nobody there . . . Hmm. A guy walked over from the house next door and it turned out he was the owner. He did not seem to be in a hurry or very helpful. He informed me his ...
Hi everyone. Well, we are on our way west. We left Michigan yesterday and made it to Effingham, Illinois before we stopped for the night. Across from the hotel was a local steakhouse that came highly recommended by the hotel clerk. The prices were very reasonable and the food - well, let's just say we got what we paid for. Jeff has me spoiled with his cooking. Today, we stopped in Highland, Illinois to try the foot high pie at Blue Springs Cafe. ...
... highway. The sky towards St. Louis was clearly lighter in color. The ancient Greeks had a saying, "the more man plans the harder the gods laugh". How true. We are near Eolia NEand the gods' tears of laughter fell upon us. Pulling off to a side county road we scrambled to put on our rain gear. While dressing on the shoulder at least four drivers, including a local deputy sheriff, stopped to offer us assistance and informed us of a public park shelter ...
I saw a sign off the highway and followed it on a whim. I'm glad that I did.
The Log Cabin and surrounding buildings were really cool. There were a bunch of people walking around and doing work in costume. There were some women cooking a meal, and people tending the garden. They were using period tools, and it was kind of cool. Puppy liked it a lot. ...
I've made it to a new state. Greetings from the great state of Illinois. So far, I've been thru:
- New York
- New Jersey
- Wes t Virginia
- I llinois
- Since March 11 I have run 62 miles
- Total Miles since Times Square = 957
- Miles to the Pacific Ocean = 2171
- Miles to the next border crossing = ...