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Saturday, September 8, 2007

Michigan: Route Survey - Day 5

A lot of driving. Pass through Tennant Creek and Katherine. Large brushfires create low hanging smoke clouds, which is the closest thing to weather we've seen since the first night (weatherman Nate is bored). Actually see some smoldering/burning trees on both sides of the road. Pull into Darwin in the evening, stop briefly at our hostel. Wash off two and a half days of dirt. Walk downtown for dinner at the Hog's Breath Cafe, experience burgers with beetroot. Sleep on something other than rocks.

--Garrick Williams