Coocooned in our dawn sleeping bags we lay waiting for the morning to come. Six o'clock Hjalte got up and stirred the motel-host and she flipped the circuit-breaker on so Green Car could charge again. It froze hard and one of the battery-cells was under 32F/0 C. Breakfast in the deep-frozen room had to be what we got in our food-box: Oats with a little honey and hot Nescafe poured over. Actually OK! In these low temperatures Green Car do not go so far. In minus 10 C not more than 1,2 km/ % charge. Luckily we found a company in Clyde repairing RVs with a 220V outlet. Green Car got new power and we had lunch in a chain-restaurant and finally our feet thawed. In the evening we came to a hotel in Oberlin, Ohio where there was no 220V outlet. We then had to go to a Bed & Breakfast on the very last drop of electrons. Much anxiety, but it all ended well with Green Car in a garage with power from a clothes dryer and a fine warm room with an antique bed for us. And a great history: the house was built in 1830 and became a a "station on the underground railroad" where run-away slaves was hidden until they could escape to Canada. We even saw the secret room under the floor where they had to wait.

Nina and Hjalte

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