Alexander Fulton Hotel & Convention Center
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Long day riding. Stayed off the Interstate Highway but was a great deal longer to get to my destination.
A hot day riding - no shade or cloud cover.
I was going to stop at Shreveport for a cold drink but circled the town and decided to head off to Alexandria via US 171 South (The Scenic Route - according to the HD Touring Guide).
Whilst it was probably far more scenic that the main Interstate Highway it did take me a ways South ...
... 160;So I placed decoy car magnets on the Prius in the form of a "Support our Troops" ribbon and a Christian fish. So far these have served me well. As I came up to the checkpoint, the friendly officers said they were just checking for seat belts, smiled, and waved me on. Now what was really going on here I don't know. I would like to think that these police officers had something more to do than check belts, but I ...
We continued on towards Natchitoches (without the car breaking down, seems James got lucky with his guess), but only got as far as Alexandria by the time it was dark and getting late so we had to start looking for accommodation. It was only now we realised we had a rental car that seemed to have one candle as it's headlights. There was more light from the moon than our lights, and it was cloudy!
Finding accommodation ...
One week from today I will walk out of the office, start running around like crazy because I just remembered things I still need to get done and then start packing. Saturday I'll check and recheck my list of things I want to make sure I take....camera, phone charger, tablet, plenty of underwear, sunscreen, sunglasses.....then feel horrible because it will be time to drop Cartman off for boarding. Then it will be early ...
... three hour drive into New Orleans so we should be there by noon. Our campsite is very nice. Has water and electrical outlets right next to the picnic table and even has a shower in the bathroom. I'm a little confused about how Louisiana handles the finances of their parks because we had to drive on a dirt road to get to the park but when we got here the bathrooms were air conditioned. I'm not complaining though because with the humidity I will take any air conditioning I can ...