SpringHill Suites Shreveport-Bossier City/Louisiana Downs
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Ok, nothing special. Good view of racetrack. Window coverings sucked. Did not block out daylight.
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Today we drove the Blues Highway from Tunica, to Vicksburg. Then west to Monroe, La., finally ending up at Harrah's Louisiana Downs. It is a horse race track and casino. It was 32 degrees when we left. 50 when we arrived.
On the way we drove into Clarksdale, Ms. For one photo. The Crossroads. This is where blues guitarist Robert Johnson …
Drove over to the Riverfront in Shreveport and checked it out. Really nice area. Four or five casinos. Went and ate lunch at Bodacious Bar-B-Q in Bossier City. It was awesome. We had pulled pork sandwiches and peach cobble!
Went back to Louisiana Downs to catch some horse races, but they were already over. They have quarter horse racing in …
... a beautiful forest on a lakeside. Had ramen noodles and ham salad sandwiches for dinner. Dreaming of last night's gumbo :-) I can hear all of the frogs and insects which is like music to my ears after the hustle and bustle of traffic. Camp site is set up differently here, appeared nicer with a place that seems clearer and less earthy for tent set-up, but then discovered that the bathrooms were out of order, so had to walk 10 mins to get to the next one. ...
Well, I-10 and I-12 are in no better shape than last trips. It's like riding a roller coaster for 2 hours. Luckily I-49 was much better. We took I-49 North to line up with Hwy 380 in Texas. This is a small 2 lane highway to nowhere. Roswell, The Very Large Array, Valley of the Fires and the Painted Desert are accessible from this road.
Tuesday, May 19th... I have been looking forward to this day for quite a while and now it's here and the 2015 trip has begun. Not perfectly... found out there is a major leak in the cab-over part of the camper and there is a small pool of water under the mattress. Don't know how long it's been leaking, but there is no mildew ...