Sunday, July 23
Returning, Day 8
Across Kansas

Eastern Kansas is like an extension of Missouri; rolling hills with scattered groves of low trees, interspersed with farm fields. By the time I passed Topeka though the hills were dwindling into flat plains and the farms began to be replaced with grazing land. central Kansas central Kansas

I'm definitely out of the East now -- flat treeless plains, mostly devoted to cattle grazing, as far as the eye can see. central Kansas central Kansas

As I pass into the western part of Kansas, the green dwindles into typical western summer brown. western Kansas western Kansas