Monthly Archives: March 2015

Bristol, TN & VA

After driving 220 miles today we have decided to stop for the night at an RV park near Bristol, Tennessee. This is an interesting town, it straddles the border of Tennessee and Virginia. An appropriately named State Street divides the … Continue reading

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Off the Trace

We have left the Natchez Trace. Since this is our third trek up the Trace we were OK with turning off and moving east. Last year we went all the way to Nashville, you can read about our Natchez Trace … Continue reading

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Natchez Trace Parkway

The Natchez Trace Parkway is a National Parkway maintained by the National Park Service. It is about 444 miles through three states, limited access, only cars and recreational vehicles are allowed, and the speed limit is 50 mph. It dates … Continue reading

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Natchez Under-the-Hill

Almost 200 years ago Natchez Under-the-Hill was known as the most notorious river landing on the Mississippi River. Gamblers, thugs, murderers, con-men, swindlers, prostitutes, and traders in every illegal substance known populated Natchez Under-the-Hill. It was a nasty place. Now … Continue reading

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Around Natchez MS

It rained last night, but stopped by this morning. So we took advantage of the break in the rain and went to explore the town. This is our third time visiting Natchez, so we are getting rather familiar with things. … Continue reading

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Natchez, Mississippi

After a good night’s sleep we are both rested and ready to go. We crossed the Mississippi River at Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and then left Interstate 10, going north on Highway 61. This is the Great River Road, a National … Continue reading

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Louisiana Swamp and Cracklins

It was a very noisy night spent in the parking lot at Isle of Capri Casino last night between the highway bridge noises and the trains going by. Neither of us slept well. So we’re tired today and only drove … Continue reading

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