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Grand Tour 2: All things Lincoln

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Grand Tour

The second day of our Grand Tour, Monday, April 30, 2018, covered only 100 km from Bloomington to Springfield Illinois. The day was really about all things Lincoln. The route here is simple enough. The old road runs parallel to the Interstate, going through towns rather than around them. Actually, at some point in its… Read More »

Grand Tour 1: Chicago to Bloomington

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Grand Tour

This is the beginning of the diary of the Grand Tour that my wife, Anna, and I took in the spring of 2018. The tour consisted of doing the whole of Route 66, then following the Pacific Coast Highway north as far as the Columbia Gorge before heading back east through Yellowstone and the Badlands.… Read More »