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  • Day31

    First cousins

    July 27, 2020 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 81 °F

    We had a great afternoon visit with Becky and Bob and Jeannette and Kenny plus Herb and Richard. 4 cousins.

    We heard some wonderful stories about Don Stewart.

    Then driving 10 minutes further to Table Rock, Nebraska to visit Minnie Binder. He died in May.Read more

  • Jul10

    Kilometer für Kilometer

    July 10, 2019 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 9 °C

    Es ging von Fort Collins (Colorado) nach Custer (South Dakota). Über mehrere Stunden waren wir unterwegs, sind durch Wyoming, Nebraska und letztendlich durch South Dakota gefahren. Auf dem ganzen Weg war so weit wie das Auge sieht nichts. Mal kam ein kleiner Ort. Nicht umsonst ist Wyoming der bevölkerungsärmste Bundesstaat von der USA und das haben wir absolut gemerkt :D

    Schön war die Fahrt trotzdem alle Mal :)
    Vor allem, weil wir zum Schluss das erste Mal in unserem Leben Erdmännchen in freier Wildbahn gesehen haben. Vielleicht besucht uns heute Nacht auch eines :)
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  • Day59

    Alliance, Nebraska

    April 29, 2017 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 5 °C

    Über Workaway bin ich in Alliance bei der Familie Mundt gelandet. Mit Carley, Brandon und Avalon ging es an dem Wochenenden nach Colorado und South Dakota.

    Simone Dittmann

    😱

    5/15/17Reply
    Nicole Göhrs

    Warum Schnee? Du bist doch sonst im Sonnenschein?

    5/15/17Reply
    Alena

    In Nebraska ist das Wetter sehr wechselhaft 🙈 eine Woche lag Schnee und die Woche drauf schien die Sonne und es war 20 Grad warm.

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  • Day47

    Sydney, Nebraska

    May 8, 2019 in the United States ⋅ ☁️ 2 °C

    When life throws you lemons - make lemonade.

    Today was one of those days.

    The weather forecast was glum for the mountains. Snow. Wind. Cold.

    The original plan was to go to Register Cliff in Guernsey, WY to see the ruts cut into rock made by pioneer wagons on the Oregon Trail. Then on to Fort Laramie to tour this famous frontier army barracks.

    This was going to be our second attempt at both of these sites. Timing on the first attempt a couple years ago was off and they were both closed.

    Second attempt. Failed. Weather.

    So on to Cheyenne, Wyoming.

    The Union Pacific Railroad basically made this town on its way to meeting up with the Central Pacific Railroad at Promontory Point in Utah to complete the First Transcontinental Railroad.

    The restored railroad depot acts as a visitor center and museum and one of their Big Boys is on display in a local park.

    After a stick-to-the-ribs lunch at The Albany in downtown Cheyenne, we headed to Nebraska away from the snow. But not the wind.

    Winter coats, hats and gloves were the order of the day.

    This is May. Isn't it?
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    Crystal Beaty

    Wow 😮 Yes it is!!

    5/8/19Reply
    Dany Byrne

    I love Wyoming

    5/10/19Reply
     
  • Day6

    Nebraska

    October 15, 2020 in the United States ⋅ 🌙 41 °F

    Waking up in Lincoln Nebraska, I am looking back at our 550 mile drive yesterday. We departed Cheyenne Wyoming and headed south to Colorado and took a left.
    We had noticed that a wild fire had started to the south the prior evening as we approached Cheyenne. It must have grown sizably over night time because the smoke now filled the sky as we approached Colorado.
    My memories of hearing about Nebraska have been about how flat it is. After about 400 miles I feel I have to disagree. I found the drive pleasant. It may be the time of year but my attention was drawn to the fields and all of the hard working farmers who were busy bringing the harvest season to an end. I love it.
    The one thing that stood out was the visual lack of wildlife sightings. In Wyoming and Colorado the day prior we must have spotted 100+ antelope and lots of deer and even one small but very fast Coyote. (Trying to avoid our truck) But since we entered Nebraska nothing not even roadkill.
    Getting up now to take on another wonderful day. Let’s see where it takes us.
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    Carol Pratt

    Did your camera break?

    10/15/20Reply
    Caroline Edwards

    Nope, just figuring this app out still.

    10/15/20Reply
     
  • Day3

    Nebraska...

    August 3, 2020 in the United States ⋅ 🌙 57 °F

    Not much to mention after yesterday's post. I figured out how to work the GPS to keep me off the interstate. But I wound up on gravel. 🤦 It wasn't bad, though, and only about five miles long.

    I stopped at a historical marker in Kansas to stretch my tokus and drink some water. A kid, maybe 12, rode up on a four-wheeler to chat for a minute. Nice kid AND he was wearing a helmet (state law but still). He also thought it was a great day to ride.

    I stayed in Grand Island, Nebraska, last night, arriving the hotel around 19:00 after swinging by the Harley dealership. I crashed hard after a lovely meal at the Mexican restaurant across the street.

    I was up at 06:00 and on the road by 07:00. Hit two more Harley dealerships with a photo stop at Glur's Tavern in Columbus, Nebraska, supposedly the oldest tavern in the state of not "The West" (on the sign). I swung through the Lincoln Historic Haymarket District and pulled the bike on the sidewalk across from the State Capitol to grab a quick photo.

    At 11:30, I hit 5,000 miles on the bike. I have to stop somewhere to get the service done.

    Today's noon selfie is on Church Street at the church.

    What I've learned today:
    1) Nebraska has a lot of corn; 2) Nebraska has a lot of roads that the GPS thinks are paved; and 3) Nebraska has so many butterflies that I feel like a serial killer.

    That's all for now. Don't forget to be awesome! ✌️

    Day 2 mileage: 427.9 (total 806.4)
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    Daniel Soha

    My brother Koby in Norfolk, Ne. He is a one man full service MC shop...

    8/4/20Reply
     
  • Day48

    Grand Island, Nebraska

    May 9, 2019 in the United States ⋅ 🌧 7 °C

    "Young, skinny, wiry fellows not over eighteen. Must be expert riders, willing to risk death daily. Orphans preferred. "

    If you met these qualifications you could be employed as a Pony Express rider making $100.00 a month. Unfortunately, it was a job that lasted only 18 months (April 1860 - October 1861) because of the completion of the Transcontinental Telegraph.

    We visited an impressive monument in Sydney, Nebraska dedicated to these fearless young men.

    William Cody (Buffalo Bill) started out his young life as a Pony Express rider. He went on to join the Union cause in the Civil War. Later he acted as a civilian scout for the army and helped feed the workers on the Transcontinental Railroad by shooting many bison that roamed the Plains.

    We all remember him for the Wild West show he put together along with Annie Oakley and hundreds of other performers. They toured all over the United States, Great Britain and Europe.

    Bill had a beautiful ranch built in North Platte, Nebraska to use for relaxation. We visited there today and stood next to some modern day buffalo.

    I wonder what their thoughts would be if they knew how William Cody got his nickname.

    You can't swing a dead cat - as the expression goes - without seeing a Union Pacific train out here. And North Platte was/is the center of it all.

    We rode an elevator to the top of The Golden Spike Tower to view the world's largest rail yard - Union Pacific's Bailey Yard. It is a Hump Yard - Google it - where they Sort, Service and Repair the trains. It covers 2,850 acres and is eight miles in length.

    Pretty darn impressive.
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  • Day48

    Grand Island, Nebraska (Part Two)

    May 9, 2019 in the United States ⋅ ☁️ 7 °C

    We saw a T-Shirt that had a BIG ear of corn on the front and on the back it said:

    There Are More Ears Of Corn In Nebraska Than People 🌽

    This is true.

    We passed corn field after corn field that had been harvested last season and field after field that had been plowed ready for planting this season. Beautiful black Nebraska soil.

    And cattle. Field after field of grazing cattle.

    And feed lots. We didn't want to think about that.

    So here are a few more pictures from the Cornhusker state.
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  • Day6

    Sunken Garden in Lincoln

    October 15, 2020 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 46 °F

    Beautiful little garden oasis we stumbled across on our rambles.

    “Sunken Gardens features an annual floral display that consists of over 30,000 individual annual plants which are redesigned to a different theme each year. The theme for this year is "Moon River".”Read more

  • Day2

    Dot 30!

    November 10, 2018 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ -7 °C

    Rest break well not really back on the road in a few then a fuel stop and then to drive as far as possible before going back to the sleeper like 7 more hours to go.

    On a side note it 20 degrees out and the hay bails look like frosted shredded wheat bites lol

    Lakes and ponds are slightly slushy

    And my co driver likes to stop with 4 hrs left on his time lazy f$&@!!!

    Oh well it’s almost over a few more days!!!
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