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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 …
Vicksburg, Mississippi is another picturesque southern town, high on the banks of the Mississippi river where it meets the Yazoo river. After an afternoon driving up from Cajun Country, this was something of a surprise. The town is not that big, but has not one, not two, but FOUR casinos. To us, there wasn't anything else going on round here except …
After a lazy start to the day and another tour of the estate in the golf cart, followed by eggs/toast for brekkers, we headed off. We thanked Huck and Kathy for the wonderful hospitality with plans to meet up with them again in Florida in early October when we have a condominium-week planned. They are going to come over to UK next June and camp out …
... by the hundreds. Casinos have also taken their place on the river side and has helped with employment challenges. As in every city we've traveled this summer, Vicksburg had its share of shuttered buildings, proof that the economy hasn't recovered.
Okay, boys and girls, we are off to our next destination, namely Mobile, Alabama. Thank you for staying with us and enjoying the ride.
Thursday, June 27, 2013 The sun was out today and a heat advisory was in effect. With the humidity the index was 105. They had the longest run today... it wound back and forth across the state lines and zigzagged covering a lot of miles.
Jim and my route was a straight shot down I-55 to Jackson, MS and straight over to Vicksburg MS and it was 270 miles. As we headed down south, along ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking