Tour2012

Journey to the East: 5 July 2012

Park in Stillwater In the tree’s shade – A wind, Travellers both.   -Santoka Back on the fire Back on the road today after my long break at my cousins in Minneapolis. Huge thanks to my cousin and his family for the hospitality and the help in getting me ready for the next part of my travels. It is hot again, if not quite as scorching as yesterday. Still upper 90s with some crazy high…

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Journey to the East: 4 July 2012

Fireworks at the Stone Arch bridge, Minneapolis (not my pic) Celebrate America by blowing up a piece of it Another day off at my cousins. I’d planned to be out of campgrounds on the fourth so another bit of good timing with my arrival in the Twin Cities. I spent the morning running errands and then working on the bicycle: put on the new wheel, adjusted the brakes and replaced the chain. Also put the…

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Journey to the East: 3 July 2012

Alexander Calder, The Spinner (1966) Walker Art Center Another rest day in the Twin Cities. This one I spent at the Walker Art Center and the associated Minneapolis Scultpure Garden. Really an excellent sculpture park with nice pieces from Alexander Calder, Richard Serra, James Turrell, Sol LeWitt, Isamu Naguchi, Mark di Suvero and many, many more. A nicely laid out garden with most of the pieces fitting in very well. One nice bit was a…

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