Monthly Archives: July 2012

Day 25: Iroquois, IL – Wenona, IL

I can hardly believe it, but I’ve made it west of Chicago!!! Wenona is a fair bit (~115 miles south west) off from Chicago, but it is a momentous day, nonetheless. The campground in Iroquois was right on the village … Continue reading

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Day 24: Fletcher Lake, IN – Iroquois, IL

Jakob and I woke up this morning to my alarm at 5:30am to find that being on the western edge of the eastern time zone, the sun gets up even later than usual. We finally got going around 6:45 to … Continue reading

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Day 23: Monroeville, IN – Fletcher Lake, IN

Today was the best day of riding yet. High praise considering all the amazing things I’ve seen. In Monroeville I met up with a 27 year old German man named Jakob riding West. Our routes go together to Muscatine, Iowa, … Continue reading

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Day 22: Defiance, OH – Monroeville, IN

Right now I find myself in beautiful Paulding, OH, population around 3,500. I’m at the public library, which I’m realizing is an awesome way in itself to see the country. Libraries have some of the most consistently available Wifi I’ve … Continue reading

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Day 21: Gibsonburg, OH – Defiance, OH

The end of week three came with a much needed surprise, a home stay in Defiance organized by my dear Professor friend in Brunswick, Jill Pearlman! My plan had been to really make a big ride of the day, all … Continue reading

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Day 20: Sheffield Lake, OH – Gibsonburg, OH

Please forgive me for the delay in posting! I’m still on the map… 🙂 Day 20 was full of ups and downs while being 99% flat. I got off to a beautiful start, I woke up in a cozy bed … Continue reading

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Day 19: Perry, OH – Columbia Station, OH

Today was a well needed moving-rest day, for which I am very very very grateful. I started off the morning (after snoozing a bit past my intended wake-up) with a cup of coffee with my wonderful firemen friends in Perry. … Continue reading

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