We have a pretty full day to ride today. The skies are a bit overcast as we leave New Orleans. Its fairly mild, and a good day to be on the bike. We pass through Mississippi, Alabama and then to Florida.
We take a short but awesome detour off the interstate and go over to highway 10. The last time Chuck and I were riding this road was about about a week before the hurricane Katrina wiped the area clean. It was interesting to see what was gone and rebuilt or being rebuilt in the area. Diana & Chris enjoyed the scenic road as well.
Back over to the interstate we make our way to Mobile Alabama, and we have a slow down as we get close to the George Wallace Tunnel. This tunnel takes you beneath the Mobile River to Mobile Bay. We actually saw a cruise ship in the distance...It is docked. I laugh and say something about it being the Carnival ship Triumph....and low and behold when we got close enough to see the name on the side, that is just what it was. That stinky ole ship that had left some 4200 people without food, water, or facilities.
|George Wallace Tunnel|
As we exit the tunnel a train whistles as we are about to see daylight. I know I for one about jumped out of my seat. It was so loud!!! Scared the crap out of me...LOL
We grab a quick bite after we gas up at a Stucky's just over the Florida border. We find rooms in Lake City as we eat lunch, so I guess that is where we are going to lay our heads to rest tonight.
Set your clocks ahead one hour, cause tonight we start Daylight Savings Time...