2014 Trip Across the US & Canada

Day 26

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Monday, November 4, 2013, Fontainebleau State Park, LA - 220.8 miles, 2,766.2 For the Trip

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I woke up raring to go at 6:00AM this morning. The time zone change, going back to standard time, and the extra light in the morning all contributed. I do like the idea of a new time zone - it means I'm really heading west! In any case, I got an early start leaving the campground. Much of the drive was on US 90 across Alabama & Mississippi. I definitely could have made better time on I10, which paralleled US 90 part of the drive, but I still prefer the non-interstates even if they do go through all the towns & cities along the way. I stopped to pick up a Texas map at the Slidell, LA AAA.

I'm set up in site 110 in the older campground here at Fontainebleau State Park. We camped in the newer section on our 1996 trip. The older section is filled with huge oak trees, including a beautiful dead one. I did laundry, and forgetting how early it gets dark with the new time zone, I skipped cooking dinner using a flashlight and make a couple of sandwiches.

Site 110
A Dead Oak Tree
An Oak Tree
Another Oak Tree
The Old Sugar Mill


Till Tomorrow -

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