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Day 36 – Farmington to Murphysboro

Sun 11th July 2010 The accommodation at Farmington last night was excellent and such a good facility for cyclists on the Transamerica Trail. As we had our breakfast we heard heavy rain on the roof and on looking outside were surprised to see that a thunder storm was passing over. So we put on our […]

Day 35 – Ellington to Farmington

Sat 10th July 2010 I should’ve been in the UK today to celebrate my wife’s birthday so home was certainly in my thoughts, which somehow makes the cycling that much more difficult. For the first time in well over a week we had a clear sky to start off. It was nice to finally have […]

Day 34 – Houston to Ellington

Fri 9th July 2010 To avoid losing the extra miles we covered yesterday we cycled past our original destination of Eminence to Ellington 27 miles further on. After a long day yesterday we were late going to sleep so the alarm was set to 6:00am. It meant a late start but we knew we had […]

Day 33 – Ash Grove to Houston

Thurs 8th July 2010 We had an early night and slept well last night in our free accommodation and are very grateful to the good folk of Ash Grove. We set off at 6:15am and our first job was to drop off the key at the City Hall. The hills we encountered yesterday were the […]

Day 32 – Pittsburg to Ash Grove, Missouri

Wed 7th July 2010 It was just right for cycling first thing with some cloud cover, very light wind and not too hot. So we set off in good spirits and pleased that we would soon be leaving Kansas. It’s not been our favourite State mainly because of the weather and we’ll be quite glad […]