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Day 55: Interviewed by  La Razon Newspaper

Day 55: Interviewed by  La Razon Newspaper

When worlds collide with a language barrier.  Yesterday when relaxing in the central plaza of Tampico Alto in the state of Vera Cruz, Mexico we were approached by journalists for the local paper.  After some brief questions about our adventure they, of course, had to ask about Donald Trump.  Some of our story was lost in translation, but our diplomatic mission promoting peace and unity between people of all nations can help to assure Mexicans that the American people are…

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Day 9: Greenfield to the Route 66 KOA near St. Louis

Day 9: Greenfield to the Route 66 KOA near St. Louis

Well, the fee guy never showed up, so we got a freebie last night and headed out around eight thirty in the morning.  The winds were still on our faces as we headed South but I held out hope we could pull off a seventy mile day to end up at our friends’ house in St Louis.  We stopped in the town of Kemper, Illinois around 10am and took a break on the porch of their town hall. One of…

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Day 6: A day off in Havana, Illinois

Day 6: A day off in Havana, Illinois

Today was Esme’s birthday. We went out for breakfast / lunch at the local diner which has some really poor quality from-a-can food.  I ordered the ruben sandwich as a treat to myself and it came out looking like this. I took a bite and didn’t even get any meat. For $7, I felt I should get some meat in every bite.  I felt like a jerk, but seven dollars is worth refusing the sandwich.  She returned a bit later…

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