Archive for the ‘Mississippi’ Category

Mississippi thru Louisiana to the Texas border

Posted by | Filed under Louisiana, Mississippi | Jun 4, 2010 | 5 Comments

Not much happening. Took a pretty straight route from Natchez (south western Mississippi – by now y’all must have your atlas out to follow my trip ) through Louisiana to Zwolle, near the Texas border. Drove thru some very small towns, you blink once or twice and that’s it. Not much to see and seemingly […]

Things to do when it rains

Posted by | Filed under Mississippi | May 27, 2010 | Comments Off

I don’t thing many of you have done either of the fun things I did in the rain this afternoon. Well, after a great time in Gadsden, Alabama, post to follow (hopefully soon), I landed in Tupelo, Mississippi.  Tupelo’s claim to fame, it is the birthplace of Elvis Presley.  He lived here until he was […]

Smells and sounds

Posted by | Filed under Louisiana, Mississippi | May 6, 2010 | Comments Off

Good bye New Orleans and hello Wiggins, Mississippi. Hope I included all “s’s”, “p’s” and “i’s”. I left New Orleans via highway 11, an one lane highway with a really long bridge crossing the mouth of Lake Pontchartrain. You don’t realize how much water surrounds New Orleans until you start driving. If it is not […]

My first encounter with the New Orleans police

Posted by | Filed under Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi | Apr 20, 2010 | 1 Comment

Greetings from New Orleans.  Apologies for the long break between posts.  Traveling, taking pictures and working a little can all turn into a full time job. The distance between Gulf Shores and New Orleans is not very large, only about 200 miles.  But once you reach the Biloxi area you feel much further away.  You can’t help […]