Posts Tagged ‘indiana’

Road Trip Americana: DAY 3 (Thursday, Sept. 24th, 2009)

Friday, September 25th, 2009

Gonna make this one short. 😉

Toured a bit of the University of Michigan. My friend Philip says it feels a lot like Berkeley with it’s “liberalness” and daily protests on campus.
Photobucket
Though nowhere near as diverse as Berkeley, he feels that folks in the midwest are generally nicer and more open to it.

Was skeptical about eating Thai food cooked by young midwest college kids, but they trained them well.
Photobucket
Photobucket

Climbed the clock tower and snapped this mini. Michigan League building.
Photobucket

On the road again and found this to be the most interesting sign:
Photobucket
I guess somebody CAN put a price on human life.

Driving through Gary, Indiana was an experience. It was depressing seeing this “once great city” in shambles.
Photobucket
Photobucket
Didn’t realize until later that I just drove through MJ’s hometown.
Photobucket

Arrived in Chicago. My best shot of the city so far. You know you love it.
Photobucket

Dinner @ Pita Inn.
Photobucket
Photobucket

For Joel:
Photobucket

Bed Day 03
Photobucket

Summary:
Photobucket
Cities: Ann Arbor, Gary, Chicago
Odometer Begin: 208504
Odometer End: 208708
Day Miles: 204
Gas Prices: $2.64
TOTAL Miles So Far: 1,062

Next: Chicago if time, then drive to Minneapolis, MN