We stayed in a garden next to Jordie's Cafe in Bowlus, MN. She (Jordie) is fixing it up for traveling cyclists to have a place to stay. It is right next to the Soo Line Trail which we were traveling on yesterday. The last two days we road mostly on rail/trails. That's where there used to be a railroad which isn't used anymore, now its a paved trail. We road on the Central Lakes Trail, the Lake Wobegon Trail, then the Soo line trail.
Our tent at Jordie's.
Jordie's is a place specifically made for bicyclists. These kind of places pop up where the Adventure Cycling Routes are. If you can't tell, its decorated by a woman. It is very pretty.
Wednesday July 2nd
We crossed the Mississippi River today about 2 miles after leaving our campsite. The weather is beautiful today, finally, after a week of rainy days