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... snake jewellery etc. The bathroom door handle was antlers and it was very southern. We met the chef who was putting together a fabulous sounding dinner menu for the evening but we were heading on.
Yes, Wendy - even the Carlton scarf got an airing too.
Another 90km on, we arrived at the hotel - hot, tired and ready for a shower, cool drink and time to relax. Tomorrow, it's down to New Orleans for a couple of ...
Hey, another trip down America's history and the Vicksburg story of siege, hardship and bravery. Loved our stay in Little Rock but let's get down the road toward home. On the way, Vicksburg is a great story in the struggle between the states.
Vicksburg sits on a high bluff overlooking the Mississippi River and as a result of the fall of New Orleans port ...
... a lot of responsibility on his shoulders. And the intensity of concentration is hard to handle for 8 hours a day 9 days straight. When they make a mistake and make a wrong turn, they turn around and correct it, even if it only take a few seconds...they have to make up the difference...Matt says that riding with Kenny sometimes is like riding on Mr Toads Wild Ride! When they got to the last ...
... Around midnight the sky lit up as the Southern forces used the cannons from the overlook to attack the ships. Since the North had breached supplies through a critical point, they began the final bloody battles. The North still in the lowlands, but now with supplies held a 47 day siege of the perimeter of Vicksburg. The South in Vicksburg finally surrendering on July 4.
The park consisted of a drive ...
... bit before getting water and heading
The next 10 miles were challenging but
once my muscles warmed up it was slightly easier. We stopped to
regroup at a place called Owen's Creek waterfall. It was lovely and
peaceful sitting on top the ledge. We ended up waiting a while again
because Ale had had another flat.
We made it into our campsite for the
night at around 2 which gave us enough time ...