Canadians, Americans, family, friends, colleagues, and random internet friends, all exclaimed a similar word when we proclaimed we were heading to Wisconsin for a few months in winter:
With the exception of one friend, an old boss from my corporate days. When I disclosed our next destination over coffee last summer, Andrew, being a Brit who is very well-traveled, enthusiastically exclaimed:
“Really? I love Wisconsin! If I could pick any place in the world to move, it would be there!”
To which he followed with:
“Why didn’t I think of this before? I should just be following your blog and see where you are going to next so that I can follow and visit.”
We really came into Wisconsin expecting little, thanks largely to others scoffing at our decision to visit. And while the cheese-state hasn’t exactly rocketed to the top of our must-see list, it definitely has its alluring merits and is very worth a visit. We may not share Andrew’s enthusiastic view and aren’t rushing to move in, but we were pleasantly surprised with the oodles of postcard-perfect scenery….