"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime"-MARK TWAIN

Saturday, September 8, 2012

Junction City, KS


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It’s been a great week here at the Kansas Eggstravaganza.   Though it was kind of warm the first few days, it has now cooled off dramatically.  Even saw a few jackets last evening at the campfire.

Junction City is home to the U S Army’s Fort Riley.  The home of the Army’s First Infantry Division, better known as the Big Red One.  It’s also the historical home of the Buffalo Soldiers. 

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The downtown area is still alive and well.  Lots of old buildings built with the local Flint Rock.

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A beautiful park holds the local Vietnam War Memorial.

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A downtown that will take you back to the fifties, if you can remember them.

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Another awesome sunset just before the rain moved in Thursday evening.

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A really good week meeting with old and new friends.  I’ve been able to put faces with the names of a couple of other bloggers.  Will include Names and links to their sites when I have better internet service.  Moving on tomorrow.  Heading toward Mississippi.  I hear it’s supposed to be cooler there, also..


  1. That downtown area would be fun to explore. Looks like there might be a drug store that serves malteds. You know, between the barber shop and the hardware store.


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