70/7000 Flying Insects, Thin Tent Walls, A Flood, and A Bag of Jewels

Day 61  August 25, 2001 I stayed in a campsite in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Two unsettling things happened there.  First, the whole campground was filled with all types of flying insects.  I asked  if this was the norm and the people in charge just shrugged their shoulders.  Forest fires were popping up all over …

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70 days,7000 miles, Days 15, 16, 17

July 7, 8, and 9, 2001 Made it through Wisconsin, Minnesota ("Land of a Thousand Bites"), and North Dakota. I traveled beautiful green landscapes and fast roads.  But I do believe the chamber of commerce adds a 1000 feet to each mile so we easterners don't get discourage traveling these long, long distances between towns. …

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