Relax Inn Downtown Vicksburg
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Well 2 1/2 weeks into the ride, over 5000km ridden so far and we had a day of quirky experiences and stops.
We left the hotel after a quick bite and although we have about 300km to travel today, it was already getting warm. We stopped at Macca's a bit later on and Sean was made an offer by a very large African American lady who wanted to get on his bike and ride into the sunset.
After a detour to Walmart, trying ...
... forces realized this city would be the next site to be challenged. A natural fortress because of its location, it was capturing commercial barges coming South from the Northern States of Minnesota, Illinois, Iowa, and Michigan. Vicksburg left un-challenged supplied Confederate forces with war supplies.
President Lincoln realized that Vicksburg was the key to a decisive ...
... saw 2 Racers along the side of the road, with a support team vehicle stopped with it, as we approached one of the racers pulled out into traffic, it was obvious that the support car was there to help , and the other racer headed back into the race after checking to see if they needed help. We continued on down the road also, then a few miles later we saw another vehicle stopped, and on the ...
... green hills dotted with monuments from each state that participated in that battle. There was a cellphone tour that we quickly got bored with. We drove quite quickly through most of the park. The highlights being the Illinois monument and the USS Cairo Museum.
The Illinois monument was a large domed structure with a circular skylight. I wonder where all the water went when it rains. We have been caught ...
... the whole time I was
going 15 mph with one dip down to 12 but also one up to 20. Seb of
course was going a solid 20 mph the entire time. I pulled into the
place to meet everyone at about 8:25 and it was kind of crazy to
think that I had already biked 15 miles before people at school had
even started their classes.
Seb and I ended up waiting there for
the next hour because unbeknownst to us Ale got a flat. We then ...