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Trip Start Oct 17, 2009
Trip End Nov 15, 2009

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Where I stayed
Croissants (yep, that's croy sants)

Flag of United States  , Illinois
Sunday, October 11, 2009

Here's a quick look at where we're headed over the next month and a half. You can also check out the route in more detail via Google Earth by opening this file (if you've already got Google Earth installed).

Here's the general breakdown of our route from Chicago to Mobile:
-Downstream on the Illinois River for 325.4 miles and 7 more locks (we passed one lock when we left Lake Michigan to arrive at the marina where we stored the boat).

-Downstream on the Mississippi River for 218 miles and 2 locks.

-Upstream on the Ohio River for 58 miles and 2 locks

-Upstream on the Cumberland River for 33 miles and 1 lock

-Upstream on the Tennessee River for 190 miles and 1 lock

-Downstream on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway ("Tenn-Tom") for 253 miles and 10 locks (one of which locks down 84 feet!)

-Downstream on the Black Warrior-Tombigbee Waterway for 217 miles and 2 locks.
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