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Calhoun County, Illinois: Brussels, Batchtown, Hardin
With Day 8 dwindling, the end of my trip was also quickly coming to a close. I was back in the St. Louis area, after driving all the way to New Mexico. Just 36 hours earlier, I was in Colorado. I was tired, my hotel reservation was waiting, and I had to catch a very early flight in the morning, taking me home. But none of that seemed to matter, as I pondered what to do with the final few hours of my vacation. As I sat in the parking lot of the Sonic, off I-70 in O’Fallon, I searched …