Illinois, 2012

Again, twice in two weeks I endup in Illinois and again I have the same general set of observations.  The place is flat and the people are friendly :-) I, somehow, notice alot more trains in these rural areas.  Perhaps it is just me but… well… there just seems to be quite alot of trains. … Continue to full post

Indiana and Illinois, 2012

Last week I was in University of Illinois for a short visit.  I have not been to midwest in a while and forgot how flat it is over there. Highways are well-paved and clean, barely any bumps.  A+, Indiana. Vast open spaces, filled with grass and cornfields.  One can easily fall asleep behind the wheel … Continue to full post