6-8-Jul-2021 Tuesday-Thursday Port of Dubuque, Dubuque IA (~UMR mile 580) (0 nautical miles 0 statute miles)

42°29’42.2″N 90°39’34.6″W
42.495045, -90.659622
Elevation: 598 feet     Elevation change: 25 feet
States (1): Iowa

Locks (0):

Destination Mississippi River Statute Mile 830
Remaining Statute Miles: 250
Remaining number of Locks: 11

Along the Way

It’s been really hot. One day for fun we walked around the freezer section at HyVee because we just wanted to be cold. Unfortunately HyVee had really thermal freezer doors so we had to settle for the cold meat and dairy sections. I purchase a bottle of water and slammed it down. Instant brain freeze!

It was so warm in the beginning of the week the potable drinking water on yes dear… was warm to the taste. Having air conditioning on the yes dear… has been a blessing.

Dubuque is a pretty river town.

It has an old history of painting on the sides of building. Sold signage is visible on many buildings.

Dubuque also has a modern history of painting on the sides of building. The downtown area is filled with murals. Below are just a couple of them

The walk took me past Bimbo Bakeries. Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world’s largest baking company. Some of their brands include Sara Lee®, Entenmann’s®, Brownberry® Bread, Thomas’® English muffins and bagels. We can smell the freshly baked bread from the marina.

All of the above pictures were take on my cell phone when I walked to HyVee for groceries. Thursday morning. My camera was still on break.


The Twilight departs for 1 and 2 day cruises.


A brain freeze is actually called sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgi.

Ponder This

Muffins spelled backwards is exactly what you get.

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