Up and out by 10:00 today to fill the car up. Even more positives for looking at moving over as it only cost us £0.62/litre for unleaded!
Just Mrs C, Josh, Elle and myself today for a 314 mile round trip to a small town called Galena (http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galena,_Illinois)
It took us 2.75hrs to get there and we hadn’t even left Illinois! Back home is have driven through 3-4 counties ????
Galena is a quaint little town that appears to be kept in a late 1800’s/early 1900’s style it’s full of antique shops, coffee shops, restaurants and several churches.
After a walk through town and lunch we went up to where the river was, looks like the river tends to flood at the best of times as it was protected by a huge bund/Levi which Elle and Josh ruled down.
They have even got flood gates at the entrance to town
After the drive back we say and chilled with the kids and Julie and a couple of beers and glasses of wine.
Tomorrow back onto Chicago ????