Author: Ben ShakmanDate of Trip: March 2006 This is a four part trip report that covers our drive from Illinois to Dover, some missteps with flights, our trip around Europe (Germany, France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, and Poland), and our return travel. Of note: I … [Read more...] about Operation Iraqi Freedom vacation – in Europe!
Illinois bar and grill
Little-Known Fact: 22 deep-water ponds, ranging from 0.2 to 57 acres in size, dot the landscape of Kickapoo State Park. Think of Illinois and two predominant thoughts usually come to mind: Chicago, the urban hub of the Midwest, and podunk towns surrounded by vast farmland. While … [Read more...] about Illinois’ Vermilion River, Kickapoo State Park