Southern IL/Kentucky Part 2

After lunch, we went to the Garden of the Gods in Shawnee National Park. It was interesting to see local folks’ reaction to our plan. Both our host at the B&B and the lady at the diner we had lunch at told us to be careful. They mentioned people falling and having to be airlifted […]

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Southern IL/Kentucky Part 1

For Memorial Day weekend, we tried a different kind of trip. We booked a B&B in Buscombe, IL, about 30 miles north of the IL border for a weekend of hiking in downstate IL and parts of KY. We wanted to check out Shawnee National Forest. I’ve mentioned before how I grew very fond of […]

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