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Along Route 66: Funks Grove, Il (just east of Springfield)

The people of Funks Grove do not take kindly to folks putting a “y” in their sirup.  Why?  No idea.  But they have been tapping into their Sweet Maples since the 19th century.  128 more words

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Along Route 66: Becky's Barn (a little west of Springfield, IL)

Although sometimes little more than a frontage road paralleling Interstate 55, Route 66 survives mostly intact through Illinois.  This includes approximately one and a half mile of brick road laid out 1931.  150 more words

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Winter to Spring: Starved Rock

We took a detour on our way to Springfield to check on our favorite frozen waterfall. Now if you look closely you can see a flowing tongue of water breaking apart its’ icy shell. 58 more words

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Friday's Seven: 7 Ways to Spend Easter in Egypt

Looking for some ideas for the upcoming Easter break? Blessed with a beautiful sunny weather at that time of the year, there is an abundance of options in Egypt. 507 more words



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Friday's Seven: 7 New Year's Travel Resolutions You Can Do This Year

Yes it is that beautiful time of the year again. New beginnings, new possibilities and plans for new things to do. And fellow travellers there are a loads of new things that can be done when it gets to travelling. 386 more words


1st Birthday Outing - London Zoo

Our little Pey Pey turned 1 last week so what better way to celebrate than a trip to London Zoo! We had such a great morning, her eyes darting around taking it all in and the complete wonderment on her face. 415 more words

First Birthday