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On the Road: Minnesota and North Dakota

On the Road: Minnesota and North Dakota

After having no luck finding someone to join me through various road trip groups on Couchsurfing, I made a post in the Minneapolis group and bingo! Meet Thomas – a  PhD student from Graz, Austria and my car mate for the northern states portion of the epic road trip. Thomas is studying history and working on a thesis comparing the effects of Spanish influenza on two communities – one in Austria and one in Minnesota. Just in case you are wondering why Minnesota (as I certainly did), it was because his school has a relationship with the university here which […]

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On the Road: Iowa and Minnesota

On the Road: Iowa and Minnesota

I have spent the first couple of years after college working in Cedar Rapids, Iowa so I have quite a few friends still living there and I figured I would swing by to see them, even if it wasn’t exactly on my road trip route, then continue north to Minneapolis. Unfortunately, getting my car ready for the trip delayed my departure so that instead of spending three days in CR, I was only there for half a day. So everyone was summoned for a Sunday morning breakfast and it was awesome to catch up with almost all of my non-imaginary […]

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