On the last leg(dance) of our trip, we met the real Jolly Green Giant at almost 56 feet tall. He resides in Blue Earth, Minnesota. Who wouldn’t want to live in a town named “Blue Earth?” There is a great story about how he was created as a marketing scheme. And while the Green Giant looks out over I90 expressway, the Green Giant canning plant is no longer! Check out the story here!
One of the most bizarre places we stayed (For $10 a night!) was at a Shady Oaks County Fairgrounds. No one greeted us at the entrance. Finally a woman came out and said that we could camp anywhere we wanted. We drove around the place (with treacherous trees) and could not figure out where to park. There were no designated spots. We called the woman and she led us to a field and said, “Camp anywhere here!” We thought the motorhome would sink into the dirt, but it did not. We parked under a tree. No one else was camping anywhere near us. At the far end of the fairgrounds there were a couple of permanent campers, but no one else.
The next day we hiked around the old forgotten place and discovered that someone had recreated buildings from the 19th century. One of them said it was from Missouri. Take a look!
We took many refreshing hikes (dances) during our last journey. Would you like to dance with us?
In Cable, Wisconsin, I found the pickup truck of my dreams!
We will back — dancing soon!
Talk to you then!
As always this post is copyrighted by Marla J. Selvidge!
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