Monthly Archives: May 2015

Chamberlain – 28th May

As we weren’t in a big rush, we just had a lazy morning before driving up to Chamberlain, another very small town on the way to the Badlands – which is the start of the more scenic, mountainous and National … Continue reading

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Sioux Falls – 27th May

We drove up to Sioux Falls via Pipestone (a small town famous for Sioux Red Indians quarrying the red quartzite rocks and making stuff out of them which they traded with the immigrants when they came over from Europe) and … Continue reading

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New Ulm – 26th May

We left Minneapolis at 12 for the 120 mile drive to New Ulm, another small town which was developed by German immigrants in 1850 and takes it’s name from a town in Germany. The weather was terrible with torrential rain … Continue reading

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Minneapolis – 25th May

We drove up from Winona to Minneapolis through probably the nicest scenery we have seen so far, the views were lovely even though the weather wasn’t great with drizzle a lot of the way. We just dropped our stuff off … Continue reading

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Winona – 24th May

Our next big town is Minneapolis / St Pauls and so we stopped halfway there at a small town called Winona. It was absolutely pouring down all the way from Madison until we got to Winona at about 4.30. We … Continue reading

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Madison – 23rd May

We were half planning on going back into downtown Chicago for the morning, before heading off but decided we’d seen as much of it as we really wanted to, to just take it easy and relax in the hotel for … Continue reading

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Chicago – 22nd May

We arrived in Chicago about mid morning. Our hotel was on the outskirts of the town, due to us refusing to pay the very high prices in the town centre, but was near to a Metra subway station and the hotel … Continue reading

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