Stilt Crazy After All These Years


Our thanks to Jim Jones for bringing the following update to our attention.

He's here! Manu Cuadra from France officially began his walk along Route 66 - ON STILTS! - on Friday, April 16 and arrived in Pontiac, IL at our own Route 66 Association of Illinois Hall of Fame and Museum. He intends to walk - on his stilts - all the way across the Mother Road to its official end on the Santa Monica Pier!

What are you doing for the next two and a half months?

Read more about his amazing journey in the Pontiac, Illinois Community Times article, Route 66 - On Stilts!

Here is an AMAZING story of Frenchman, Manu Cuadra, who is a "stilt traveler."

Manu will be arriving in Chicago from France on April 12, 2010 to begin his journey along Route 66 ON STILTS!!! Manu asks for our support and any help we can provide along his journey.

Click here to watch a very enjoyable video of Manu's travels on high.

Click here to go to Manu's blog about his upcoming Route 66 adventure.

Email Manu to wish him luck or lend your support:

Bon chance, Manu!

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