Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Tag - Post rock scenic byway Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:16:19 GMT Kansas On Two Wheels: Post Rock Scenic Byway http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2013/5/Kansas-On-Two-Wheels-Post-Rock-Scenic-Byway/3046/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/GardenofEden.jpg'/><br/> As one travels along Interstate 70 through Kansas, there is a stretch of highway that passes through farm ground fenced in by barbed wire and rock fence posts. &nbsp;These yellow-white fence posts are all fairly uniform in shape and size. &nbsp;To some, they may harken back to another time when rock was used to build barns, homes and fences. &nbsp;To others, they signal the area known as "Post Rock Country". &nbsp;Settled by Bohemians from Europe, this area is rich in limestone, fertile soil and the history of our Kansas ancestry. Fri, 05 Jul 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2013/5/Kansas-On-Two-Wheels-Post-Rock-Scenic-Byway/3046/ Art, Culture and Heritage Found In Stone Along Post Rock Scenic Byway http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/14/Art-Culture-and-Heritage-Found-In-Stone-Along-Post-Rock-Scenic-Byway-/1081/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/6146781441_6f01e9d4a1_m1.jpg'/><br/> This is one trip that really rocks. I’ve long admired the limestone fence posts that give the Post Rock Scenic Byway its name, and I’ve come to realize this native rock is the foundation of art, ... Wed, 14 Sep 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/14/Art-Culture-and-Heritage-Found-In-Stone-Along-Post-Rock-Scenic-Byway-/1081/