On the way to Ville Platte, LA
Pass Christian, MS
Artisan Farmers Market, Pass Christian, MS
Some Hells Angels we met near New Orleans. The sticker on the front of the nice gentleman’s helmet on the left? “If I had learned me from my mistakes, I’d be a [freaking] genius.”
Ted, Tay, and Oso at Buttermilkdrop Bakery
parting gift from Mary in New Orleans
Oso and his Aunt Shauna
View from the finish line. Venice, CA (courtesy of mom)
View from our window at our motel in Ville Platte, LA
Our motel in Ville Platte, LA
Route planning with Staud in New Orleans
About to cross the Mississippi River
Simmesport, LA- 1/22/14. Packing up our stuff in the morning at the Moreau Party Barn. Thanks for letting us raid the fridge, Henry. Don’t tell Juice!
Lunch in Morganza, LA
Near SImmesport, LA
The dudes with the dogs at Perry’s Cycling Hostel. Jackson, LA
Taylor’s shammy shower towel, compliments of Perry. Jackson, LA
The Team at Perry’s (kneeling in the front)–Jackson, LA. Mark and Corina (to the right of Oso) are a married couple traversing the country on a tandem bike. Talk about a relationship building exercise! They’ve also done tours in Europe and Northern Africa. Check out their blog at http://roadscraps.com/
Mark and Corina found this pup abandoned in some forest in Louisiana (where they were stealth camping) and took him in. The day we left the hostel they took Woody to the vet. Pretty good excuse for an off day!
What Darren does in his free time
Campground. Jackson, LA
Mark, Corina, and Woody
Perry and her license plate. She had this personalized after the law that gave bikers in Louisiana more rights on the road.