Categories
Roaming

Grand Tour 4: St. Louis to Springfield MO

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Grand Tour

May 2, 2018. We head out of St. Louis toward Springfield, Missouri on a route that takes us through the Ozarks.  Themes for the  day: thousands of tiny attractions, bridges that memorialize corporals rather than generals, and wonky navigation units. The Garmin, which served us so well in Chicago, decides to ignore all my painstakingly […]

Categories
Roaming

Grand Tour 3: Springfield to St Louis

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Grand Tour

I resume the long-delayed transcribing of my Grand Tour travel diary in the midst of a pandemic which has meant, among other inconveniences, that I am at home on my laptop instead of somewhere in Utah, as originally planned for this October. Some say that the purpose of travel is to accumulate memories. If so, […]