Travel Blogs from Bald Knob
... br> What is hard for us to get our heads around is the lack of centres of population. Yes, of course we are not going through cities or suburbs but in our countryside we have towns and villages that have been built over hundreds of years by the need for population to be close to work and sources of income.
With mechanisation of farming and the use of cars and the vast amount of cheap land everything is spread out. It would appear that if you have a small private farm ...
... so happy, we can now move on with our journey. Have to wait until Monday to get our money. So another weekend at good old Searcy.
Bad tornadoes predicted again this afternoon for Oklahoma, St. Louis and Kansas.
We took off at approximately 3pm on Monday. Heading towards Nashville, Tennessee. Drove for a few hours and stayed the night at East Memphis RV ...
... of storms and rain all day Tuesday. Ed had a night out at Jacksonville with Ricky, Reggie and Roland (great guys) from the dealership. Reggie is from the deep south, and such a character. Ed would like to record him to share with you all when we get home to Oz. Just his laugh alone cracks us up.
Had Dish TV installed on Wednesday. Yay, finally have lots of channels.
Wendy had hairdo on ...
... there 'Student of the Week awards' on the same day. Impressive!!
Very relaxing week, reading books, shopping, walking etc. Camped at the business yard where we bought the Motorhome from, got told we could stay as long as we like. Lovely people, couldn't do enough for us. Along with a little 'care package' they gave us a beaut little crock pot, we have since had a stew from it.
Having been chatting to family, via Skype, Facebook, Emails etc, great to catch ...
... but didn't know where. Now we did! After taking out the radiator, they managed to patch up the hole so we didn't need a new one. At around 5pm, they had finished patching Brian up and even put a mesh on the front to protect the radiator from bugs and hopefully, stones. We paid the $200 bill and Dean took it for a test drive to make sure it was ok. 5 or 10 minutes later, Dean returned and drove straight back into the garage. That's not a good ...
- Pets allowed