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Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Michigan: Route Survey - Day 2

Head to the shopping mall in the morning, purchase SIM cards, pillow, soap. Enjoy lunch - for myself, a mix kebab with all the salads and doner sauce (This roughly translates to a chicken and lamb pita wrap with lettuce, tomato, and onion (all the salads), with a mayo-like lamb (doner) sauce). David is laughed at by food court staff for asking what "tasty" is (it's "american" cheese). Visit freight forwarder, learn that shipment is being held by customs and won't be released until the car crate arrives. Decide to strike out for Adelaide and complete route survey without weather gear. Hit the road, see some great landscapes, beautiful stars (when it gets pitch dark at 7 PM). Arrive at Adelaide hostel (Cannon St. Backpackers) at 10:30 Adelaide time, promptly fall asleep.

--Garrick Williams