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Cave-In-Rock State Park - Cave-In-Rock, Illinois

If you’ve never lived in Western Kentucky or Southern Illinois, there’s a decent chance you’ve never heard heard of Cave-In-Rock.  If you’ve seen Davy Crockett and the River Pirates  217 more words


10 Unique Places You Have to Visit This Summer in Southern Illinois

Summertime is about getting out and hitting the road! If you live near the St. Louis area, you’ve no doubt experienced all the thrills that the city has to offer. 945 more words

Jack Schmitt Chevrolet Wood River

My Costa Rican Home

So here we are. I have been in Costa Rica’s Provincia de Guanacaste for 5 days now. We have been continually ambushed by sudden spats of beautiful llluvia y tormentas eléctricas (rain and thunderstorms). 254 more words

Costa Rica

Crossing the Ohio

The Ohio River has inadvertently wound its way through John and my spur-of-the-moment adventures this last week.

Memorial Day weekend, we decided we were overdue for some time away together, so we went west and spent a day wandering through Southern Illinois. 297 more words


Carbondale, IL. after a few hard days.

Cycle touring is all, and I repeat, all about the mind. We have had some back to back days of toil that have found new ways to play with your mind. 2,159 more words

Cycle Touring

Ohio River Valley

Pennsylvania, Northern and Central Ohio were cold, damp and just entering spring, so we decided to head south to the Ohio River.

It was a great decision.  1,002 more words

Travel Logs

Cave in Rock, an Illinois cave with pirate history! - Picture by Rose Hammitt

Cave in Rock is a place where legends and folklore combine. Not sure of the exact history, locals say that pirates and counterfeiters stayed and conducted nefarious activities. 321 more words