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Sun Jun 21, 2015
Departure: 9:30 AM, Memphis, TN
Arrival: 4:30 PM, Checotah, OK
Miles: 366.4 miles
Travel Time: 7 hrs.
Checotah is the home of Carrie Underwood. She did NOT greet us at the town limits, thank you very much.
If you know who Carrie Underwood is, I'm sure you’re impressed.
If you don’t, you’re probably ...
... HUGE park) 10 miles south of Eufaula, OK. The entry road was miles long into the park. There was an airstrip, 18 hole golfcourse, horse rentals, marina and boat rentals absoluetly no one here. Price was right. With water and electric: $21.
Monday, drove short distance to town of Eufaula, OK. Dreary kind of place. Went to their one grocery store-very, very poor selection of foods ...
... as a neighbor (we found out later that Cliff, the guy driving us around today, had been given three donkeys, kept one, found a home for the other, and is trying to re-home this last one).
The next morning, I wandered around the fairgrounds as John got ready and discovered that we also had three horses as neighbors too! Two of them immediately came over to me and let me pet them as they searched my person for any sort of treats. I came back a bit ...
... center. Talked to a gal who knows Oklahoma. Lot of stuff here. Because our National Park Itinerary has been squashed we may take a different route home. I found a place to camp. Warmer than the 1 st place we picked, North do I-40. This one is South of I-40 and is not 'spose to get in the 40's. 52. At 4:07pm we got here . Lake Eufaula State Park. We pitched the tent and promptly sat down to a Smith and Kearns & rum and coke. Went for a walk to see the ...
... CABIN! Guess what was there.... yes, well done - a petrol station. It was on this leg that we took the "alternative" route as we turned onto route 59 instead of 69. Some of these roads in 'backwater hicksville' looked just like the roads back in the UK so it felt like home for a few minutes - except for the soaring heat (95F) which is only going to get warmer as we heard further south into Texas.
We did arrive at the fuel stop, just 20 minutes later ...