We spend 12 months at Urbana-Champagne studying at the University of Illinois

Arriving in January - midwinter

Typical family house in Champagne

Our apartment block

Cold bike seats


We move up in the world with a Ford Econoline campervan just returned from Afghanistan


The church we went to

Inside the church

Studying at home

Urbana-Champagne changes in the Fall

Corner of Green and Wright Streets, Urbana
East White Street, Champagne
The University's Allerton Park in the Fall - and below


Monticello century old mansion in Allerton Park - now a retreat centre for the University

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