Towards Grand Island, which lies at the eastern terminus of Hwy 2, large corn fields become more and more common. I saw many of these:
And of course, also these:
I also noticed this:
Over 86% of the population (according to Wikipedia) is white! This feels really strange, compared to the San Francisco Bay Area. Many people in Nebraska have German ancestors. No wonder that I blend right in, as long as I don't wear my hat and camera. ;-)
|No dinner tonight?|
After I arrived in Grand Island, I thought Denny's would be a good place for dinner to mingle with some local folks. Well, I don't know whether Denny's was in general the wrong place or whether most people just stayed home for Columbus Day tonight. There was only a handful of people and most of them could well have been travelers like me. Dinner was good nevertheless!
|Apple-Cranberry-Chicken Salat, yumm!|
More to come.