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June 29th, 2013 | Louisiana

New Orleans to New Boston..

Patricia left New Orleans early on Thursday morning, and had made the long drive back to Brunswick in Georgia, covering the 1000-odd kilometres in just over twelve hours. I was both surprised and proud of the fact that she had done this with little or no fuss, and had kept me updated of her progress […]

June 29th, 2013 | Louisiana

On the road again…

We are back in the business !! Left New Orleans at midday, and by 8.00 pm tonight had covered 770 km, riding north through Louisiana and into Texas, entering the Lone Star state due east of Dallas, then riding north through beautiful farmland and countryside. I am currently in the little town of New Boston, […]

June 26th, 2013 | Louisiana

Swamp Tour…

We planned our days depending on what information was available with regards to the arrival of the new drive shaft for the Big Fella. Chuck called to advise that the part was not available immediately and would only arrive in New Orleans on Thursday or Friday, so Patricia and I set about filling our days […]

June 25th, 2013 | Louisiana

And the Good News is…!!

With most motorcycle repair shops, including BMW in Baton Rouge being closed on Mondays, I was lucky enough to finally get in touch with Chuck House, a well known repairer of all things on two wheels. I had tried to reach him on the evening that I arrived, but he was already closed for the […]

June 24th, 2013 | Louisiana

The Big Easy…

It has been difficult to enjoy myself with the freedom that I might usually do in a city with as great a vibe as this… I have fretted about the damage to the Big Fella, and the cost of it all, something which we never would have budgeted for… Tyres and services, yes, but a […]

June 21st, 2013 | Louisiana

Update from New Orleans… (The Rewrite)

By reaching Mexico Beach the previous afternoon, we had cut our ride to New Orleans neatly in half, and today all we had to do to Reach the Crescent City, was a little over 550 kilometres… We rode up the narrow isthmus that separates the Gulf of Mexico from St Andrew’s Bay, which id divided […]