Getting our kicks in Missouri: Vacuum Cleaners, Murals and Bridges – Day 8 (Part 2)

After leaving Uranus, we finally arrived at Devils Elbow Bridge.  Our AAA guide said, “This 1920s-era bridge takes the original 66 roadway across the Big Piney River.  Named for the tight bend in the river, the bridge and adjacent town were (and still are) considered one of the most scenic spots on the route.” After […]

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Under a Bridge

Jenn at Traveling at Wits End has a weekly photo challenge. This week’s challenge is to “photograph under a bridge.” From a cruise ship on the St. Lawrence River, Quebec Province, Canada From a cruise ship, Panama Canal While cruising on an electric boat on the Chicago River I end with an appropriate song, one […]

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We Got Our Kicks on Route 66!

My husband usually chooses the road trips we take within the U.S. This year, he picked Route 66. Along the route are many quirky and interesting things. Parts are beautiful; other parts are depressing – shuttered, dilapidated buildings, rusting cars and trucks. But for an education in the American car culture, historic Route 66 offers […]

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A Walk in the Clouds

March 29, 2017                                 Costa Rica Today we were going to take “A Walk in the Clouds.” It was to be a hike in the cloud forest, crossing several suspension bridges and seeing hummingbirds and butterflies. Our guide’s name was […]

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