Day Seventeen has been largely uneventful. After getting up in the morning, we went to meet up with Jannet for lunch in Evanston. Getting to Evanstaon was a long drive itself, to get through downtown Chicago.
Evanston itself is quaint, truly a college town for graduate students, it seems.
After lunch, we left around 3 p.m. It took us well over an hour to get out of Chicago. Once we left the main loop of Chicago, bounded roughly by Interstate 80, Illinois became suddenly very rural indeed.
The Mississippi as we drove by on Interstate 80.
We're staying tonight with Nuki06FireZ and his wife, who have been very gracious about putting us up for the night. They are the best part of Iowa, which is otherwise rather dull and not very interesting. Thanks again, you guys!
Finally, as I head to bed, here is today's very brief video log entry: