Chestnut Mountain Resort
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After regaling the baby boomers around the breakfast table with tales of Tasmania over our chocolate cake and eggs benedict we headed towards the Effigy Mounds national monument. Travelling through the country back roads we encountered a couple of Amish carts. Just like the Great River Road we're following is known as a scenic byway, it turns out the road we were inadvertently on was signposted as an 'Amish Byway'. The effigy mounds are large mounds of earth ...
We're back home already after our 3 1/2 weeks in South America. It's not because we did nothing that I did not write, but because we did so much!
After our many meets (meetings) and eats (being invited out) in Lima, we took a very early morning taxi to the airport and said good bye to the new and improved city of Lima, Peru and headed for Bogota, via Panama City, Panama.
On Good Friday we didn't have any meetings scheduled so we thought we'd ...
... cool pictures along the way. We ended up camping at the palace campground because our planned campground was flooded out and was not open. Nice place and it was nice to relax after a long day of riding. Tomorrow we start the trail officially at the point of beginning ...
... rural area. Garmin wasn't aware of the new I-20 being built.
We took about a ten mile detour into Iowa Falls in search of the falls. We queried a Walmart worker who said there weren't really falls then she said well I guess a bit over the dam. When we self checked our purchases Denis told the Walmart worker we had come all the way from Canada to see these falls. Cute. Over the river we went and saw a dam but where we got out to ...
... such as RiverBank, Ferryville, Prairie Du Chien and Beetown. Along the way there were 2 lochs, mentioned above. These lochs can take 9 barges at a time, 3x3x3. The barges are 40 foot wide and 120 foot long and carry as much as 45 semi trailers each. We were told that the Mississippi freezes over in about a month. This is hard to believe as its huge. Apparently the sport then is ice fishing and they Ven drive cars onto ...
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