Texas is big. We’re still in it. But today we make a run for the border. With Mexico to our left, we traced the border west for a few hours until we finally hit new turf; New Mexico! And almost simultaneously, the heat started creeping back up to 90 degrees where it decided to sit […]Read more "Day 11: Run for the Border! (Van Horn, TX -> New Mexico -> Tucson, AZ)"
We awoke in San Antonio to discover that our hotel happened to be next to the Fire/Rescue Museum so before leaving town, we paid it a visit. There was even an EMS section which made a very happy Dana. (Isn’t she a great First Aider?) With a good hour […]Read more "Day 10: 2000 miles, and 2000 more.. (San Antonio, TX -> Van Horn,TX)"
Today we rode fast out of the danger zone (Port Arthur) and onwards towards San Antonio. Using the interstate for maximum speed and minimum stops. Except for one, for Craig to open his birthday card as its his birthday! And then within mere hours, we arrived at the wonderful San Antonio and promptly commenced being […]Read more "Day 9: The River of San Antonio (Port Arthur, TX -> San Antonio, TX)"
With the baking sun on us once again, we sadly had to shrug off the hangovers and leave the wonderful French quarter of New Orleans. With our eyes ultimately set on San Antonio tomorrow, today we had to try and make up some of the distance to get there. Due to us sleeping in, the […]Read more "Day 8: The Lone State (New Orleans, LA -> Port Arthur, TX)"
When we planned this trip, we all provided a list of things we wanted to do or places we wanted to visit as part of the tour. There was only one place that made it onto all of our lists; New Orleans. In order to get into New Orleans in enough time to enjoy the […]Read more "Day 7: “That’s Cajun” (Meridian, MS -> New Orleans, LA)"
So today was a day of problems. Despite that, we did still get everything done that we needed to, it was just a bit.. ..harder. When we showed up for breakfast this morning, we were greeted by a severe weather warning on the local broadcast. Apparently some sort of hurricane had decided to show up! […]Read more "Day 6: Mississippi, also 1st World Problems.. (Leeds, GA -> Meridian, MS)"
So, since we started planning the trip back in 2015, I’ve had a couple of places in mind that I wanted to include on the route. Today we got to tick off one of them. After saying goodbye to Crawford who is following a different route this next couple of days, we set off from […]Read more "Day 5: Georgia On My Mind (Dublin, GA -> Senoia, GA -> Leeds, AL)"