Picked up a couple of these awesome water bottles from Salsa Cycles for upcoming bike treks. Awesome because: I’m travelling with my beloved #salsa #titanium #elmariachi, and It has a caricature of me on it 😜 Hydration, amirite?
Had a great day out testing the bendiness of the knee today by doing a four hour historical tour of Detroit breweries. The main takeaway: Detroit has some of the best street art/murals I’ve ever seen, giving Melbourne’s scene a run for its money.
Because we’re on a road trip and couldn’t wait around in Minnesota for another week (not that there aren’t worse places to wait around in) Kelly had to remove my stitches herself when we were in Detroit. Watch the (not too gory) videos: Stitch #1 comes out! Stitch #2 comes out! #wifeskillz
We grabbed only four apples from an orchard in La Crosse yesterday, and as soon as we arrived at our hotel and bit into one, we knew we made a mistake: we should’ve grabbed a whole bag. It was the best apple I’ve ever eaten; extremely crisp, the skin was thinly stretched over the fruit like a water balloon filled to capacity and it took barely any force to break into it; the fruit was so full of juice you needed to swallow multiple times with every bite; and the taste was both tart like a Granny Smith and sweet like a Honey Crisp.
We’ve been on the road for a full three months. It’s time for a check-in. The experience has been mostly as I expected with a few surprises. Summary Budget I’ve been tracking expenses loosely since we left on June 1st and happy to report we’re a little under budget 👍. By far the single most expensive part of the trip has been accomodation (as expected) at 53% of total costs so far, with food coming in second (groceries 14%, dining out 12%).