Not Going to Alaska

We are off again. As in most of the past few years, our jumping off place is the site of the American Library Association Annual Meeting. This year’s meeting is in Chicago. Our route to Chicago will take us through Ohio Amish country (specifically, Holmes County) to visit our Amish friends.

The main focus of this blog is a journey along the Mississippi River from Hannibal, MO to New Orleans. Most of our travel will be off the Interstate System. We will stay on local roads that run close to the river.

The rest of the trip is relatively static. Once we leave New Orleans we will head to Sarasota, FL. Last winter we sold our trailer and purchased a park model in the RV Resort that has been our winter home for the past several years. Our park model is similar to a “single wide” mobile home and provides more than double the covered living space than we he had in the trailer. We plan to stay in Sarasota for at least a month.

3 thoughts on “Not Going to Alaska”

  1. Registered successfully. Will patiently wait for your report from Hannibal, MO. In my youth, Mark Twain was one of my favorite authors. I sometimes wonder about taking a Mississippi riverboat tour that includes Hannibal and some of the upper Mississippi.

  2. I looked at the riverboat cruises and would love to do it some day, but they are expensive. A number of the places we will visit are the same that are on some of the cruise schedules.

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