Friday, April 17

Crossed The Big Muddy

We just finished a very enjoyable 5 days in Mississippi, and it was a pleasent surprise that we found so many things to see and do. We averaged a blazing 31 mph while in the state, passed a total of TWO cars, learned that the gigantic farm fields we passed were rice paddies, stopped at a casino (Don won, I lost), gave a briefing about the van and our trip to the Gentlemen's Breakfast Club at a country store, and hiked every day. We can only hope the rest of the trip is as good as our time in Mississippi.

Today we crossed the Mississippi River - sorry, no exciting pictures as it was raining, and are now in Arkansas. Staying at another Army Corps of Engineers campground tonight and plan to start tomorrow with a visit to the Arkansas Post National Memorial just down the road, then continue to explore the backroads.

Two tired travelers taking a rest

 

3 comments:

  1. I am just glad you are driving Steve because wrong way Don does not need to drive. He will explain the nickname. Keep posts and pics coming.

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    1. Just one "wrong way" experience so far, and he's only fallen asleep once in the navigator's seat. We're doing good!

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  2. Oops, forgot to tell you about that sleep thing.

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