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Jul 12, 2015 - Lac Qui Parle State Park, MN

Hello from the "Land of 10,000 Lakes". Mike here filling in for Emily today. As we are now continuing east toward St. Paul, we are spending 3 days here on Lac Qui Parle Lake. Since leaving Yellowstone we are kind of decompressing from all the awe and splendor of the West's dynamic vistas. Our picture taking has slowed to a crawl as you will see in today's photo postings; however, the canoeing (picture #1) was fun but the fish were not biting. Check out Joey sitting below Emily in the shade. Skeeters here are as big as small birds, and...

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Takin the Slow Road

Aug 3, 2011 - Lac Qui Parle State Park, Montevideo, MN

Today has been planned to meander a “Scenic Byway” thru Minnesota's River Valley. Traversing the Minnesota River from Belle Plaine to Lac Qui Parle approx 170 miles. Byway signs depicting the eagle will indicate the path. HUH! By the end of the day it was “THAT DAMN EAGLE” and 240 miles. We never did find the start, called the Chamber of Commerce in Le Sueur (home of the Jolly Green Giant and Dr. Mayo’s home too – founder of the Mayo Clinic) and the lady said she never had my question before. We should have taken a clue from that. Drove...

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