Category Archive: Indiana

A City with a Heart – Elkhart, IN

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A popular myth of how the city of Elkhart got its name is that native American indians noticed that the shape of Island Park, within the city at the confluence of the Elkhart and St.… Continue reading

Along the Heritage Trail – Amish Country in Indiana

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You know you’re in Amish country when you see these as you travel down the road… But in this post I’ll focus more on what we saw along the Heritage Trail, a 90-mile route that led us… Continue reading

Athens of the Prairie – Columbus, IN

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Our first stop in Indiana was at Columbus, a small city 40 miles south of Indianapolis.  We had been to the Indy 500 in 2008, long before starting our adventure, so we were… Continue reading

Chiggers Attack! – Peru, IN

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I’d never heard of chiggers until we arrived in Indiana.  It’s not that they’re only found in Indiana, but that’s where they found me and had their feeding frenzy.  I didn’t realize what hit… Continue reading