Travel Blogs from Effingham
... not get there until 1 pm. ****. Eventually the guy realized I wasn't leaving because I did not trust the tire and besides that I had nowhere to go. Once he found out more about my trip I think I gained some cycling "cred" and.he warmed up a bit. He called his mechanic who came in early and got my new tire mounted, balanced and back on the bike. By 1 pm ...
... htm) The cafe was highlighted on the Food Network channel on the show "Best Pies Made With Eggs". Jeff and I shared a piece of their infamous lemon meringue. It was delicious and well worth the stop. As I am typing this post, we are driving west on I-70 towards Kansas City. Our plan is to drive to Manhattan, Kansas where we will spend the night. Then tomorrow we want to find the Manhattan cemetery where Jeff's grandmother was buried. I will post more tomorrow. Until ...
... road. The kindness reminded us of the typical friendly drivers back home - NOT. About 60 rain soaked miles later we got onto I 70 E. Traffic was heavy and there was a lot of construction so we stopped for lunch just outside of St. Louis. By the time we got back on the road, the storm had eased up considerably. As with all large cities, finding the route to a specific destination is usually not the most direct. Gateway Arch is no exception. After ...
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 = ...