Travel Blogs from Jamesport
Left El Dorado, Arkansas pretty early and did a big day today - travelled 530 miles - (850 kms) to a city called Chillicothe in Missouri. On the way we stopped at a gas station at Pine Bluff in Arkansas and they have a Stop n Shop for all your huntin & fishin gear - guns, ammo - you name it - they got it! Had drinks at Applebee's when we arrived in Chillicothe - a pretty good chain restaurant over ...
There was nothing special about today. It was the same old rolling hills and wind. The wind was about 20 mph into my face and the hills seemed to be rising and rising. I wasn't struggling too bad but I had to push through it until almost dark to get to Chillicothe. Luckily there was a Dairy Queen to bring up my spirits. It was a long day but I got through it. Tomorrow I will try to get to Moberly which is 82 miles from Chillicothe. Today I rode 75 ...
... you can only turn your underwear inside out so many times). Boy do you see the locals at the laundromat! Was like the time I took the New Yorek subway - keep you eyes down, don't stare....Fun though nothing happened except I was approached by a drunken panhandler outside and gave him a $1.
Looking forward to having my bike fixed and then tomorrow I'll go back to Hannibal tomorrow and come back to St Louis to visit on Saturday.
... and Sunbury, OH. However, after it hooks up with I-72, I am taking the interstate only to make time. I do prefer the secondary roads.
Since my trip is nearing the end, I decided to live large and get a microwave dinner at the WalMart next to the motel, WooHoo!
Thank the Lord for His continued ...
... This time, it was impossible to open, with the handle just flapping and doing nothing. I tried everything I could think of, for literally hours. I was at a disadvantage as my tools were in that compartment. Finally I drove a kitchen knife between the door and the inside plate and it opened. I then traded that lock for one that is hardly ever used, after tightening it all up. It was a pain but all working again.
Leaving tomorrow. Should make it to Iowa.
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed