Super 8 Motel - Austin
Travel Blogs from Austin
I am sitting in the motel after walking across the street to get a pop in my tee shirt - I was not wearing every stich of clothing like I was when I started out this morning. To get here I started out in 53 F (11C) temperature, rode for two hours in freezing rain and then gradually saw my shadow.
Mean while back in South Dakota it is forecast …
We somehow crossed the border into Minnesota without seeing a sign announcing the new state! We decided to have a delayed border party anyway! The Stewart family had given us some flash cards about each state and a magnetic map of the U.S.A. that we keep in the truck. Every time we enter a new state the kids take turns putting the new state magnet on the map. As well, in the trailer we have a large map that we've ...
The prairie is refreshingly empty and flat. No forests or construction - only rows of corn and prairie grass as far as you can see.
There are the occasional homesteads and silos in the distance and of course this spectacular site-
We stopped to run around and throw the football back and forth at the ...
Headed North along the Miss River which has been flooded bad enough to decar pats of Wisc disaster areas. Then from LaCrosse we went uphill into the wind all day and settled in a State Park in Minnesota. Nice little glacial lake but too small for Elbo Room. ...
6:29 PM We are in Minnesota Tick tock
6:30 PM What have you been doing to fill your time? Where in Minnesota?
6:31 PM a couple miles from the border of South Dakota Tick tock
6:32 PM playing on my kindle. LOL I have ate three sandwiches today cuz i was bored Tick tock
6:34 PM THREE sandwiches! Where did you put ...