Travel Blogs from Effingham
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. ...
... As we exited the museum the rain started again. Wearing our rain gear, and getting lost in downtown St. Louis, again, we finally made our way onto I 70 E. Thankfully by the time we reached Illinois the rain stopped and the sun came out. The natural lighting in the Midwest is somewhat different from the East Coast at this time of year. As we rode along the highway, our long filtered shadows projected onto the cornfields to our right. Maggie was in ...
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 = ...
830 am- and we are on the road. Scotts valley here we come!! Raining and dark 1000 am- the rain has stopped and we are heading south. Plenty of places to stop for beef jersey so far! 1030am- holy Toledo!! 1130am- gas @ 299 a gallon fill up for 27$ 1245pm- passed Neil Armstrong museum! I feel the house of mud ...