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Nov 6, 2014 - Heifer international center

Nous nous sommes réveillés à une super belle journée ensoleillée, température dans les 70°F, pas de nuage dans le ciel. Après le petit déjeuner nous avons quitté la roulotte et nous sommes partis à pince sur le pont piétonnier pour aller visiter le Centre International Heifer, un organisme humanitaire qui cherche à contrer la faim dans le monde. Nous ne connaissions pas cet organisme et nous avons trouvé fort instructive et fort intéressante, malgré la centaine d'élèves sur place qui comme nous faisaient la visite. Nous avons quitter le...

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Nov 5, 2014 - It's raining, it's pouring, the old man is snoring...

De la pluie intense pour toute la journée, nous avons décidé d'aller au cinéma, nous voulions voir Fury, mais le projecteur de cette salle était défectueux, nous nous sommes contenté de: "Before I go to sleep." avec la belle Nicole Kidman, qui ne rajeuni pas. Un thriller assez bizarre. Demain on annonce du beau temps. Je vous laisse un "break" de photos pour aujourd'hui.

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Nov 4, 2014 - Il pleut et puis après!

Aujourd'hui il pleut et nous avons décidé de prolonger notre séjour d'un autre deux jours, alors on quittera Little Rock vendredi matin, pour les deux autres jours j'avais droit à un escompte de Passeport America 50% pour la troisième nuitée et un escompte de GoodSam 15% pour la quatrième nuitée alors un autre gros $11.61 et $19.73. J'ai aussi acheté une passe journalière de tramway pour Agnès et moi un gros $2 chaque. Nous avons pris notre parapluie et sommes parti prendre le tram pour faire le tour du centre ville et voir les endroits qui...

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Nov 3, 2014 - Little Rock Arkansas

Belle journée en ce lundi, nous avons quitté Memphis vers 10 heures pour un court voyage de 150 milles à Little Rock la capitale de l'Arkansas, l'origine de William Jefferson Clinton, un des meilleurs présidents des USA. Nous sommes arrivés ici au Downtown Riverside RV Park vers 13h00. Ici c'est comme si on serait en plein dans le vieux port à Montréal. Nous sommes en plein centre-ville pour deux jours et ce à $23.21 pour deux nuits avec un site sur le bord de la rivière Arkansas avec les 3 services à 50 amps. À Montréal on nous aurait...

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Aug 2, 2014 - Arkansas

Arkansas is deep in history dating back to the Louisiana Purchase. Arkansas became the 25th state in 1836 but split with Missouri during the Civil War and joined the Confederacy. The Mississippi River is the east border of the state with West Memphis being its major port. The Ozark mountains are located in the northwest corner of the state and provide an abundance of recreational opportunities and awe inspiring beauty. Our first stay was at Tom Sawyer RV Park right on the Mississippi. We could just look right out our windshield and view the...

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Our 2014 Summer Trip

May 14, 2014 - Little Rock, AR

Eerie! When we woke up this morning it was definitely eerie- silence- no wind- NONE! We drove off to Little Rock- Dan with a smile on his face the whole trip. There was a little rain here and there, but we enjoyed it. As we crossed western Oklahoma and eastern Arkansas we finally saw some creeks with actual water in them (though often still and scummy). Then we crossed several rivers with lots of water and passed a couple of large lakes that looked to be almost full. It was interesting in that it seemed to happen so suddenly- no water then...

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Apr 23, 2014 - Day 3 - Lebanon, TN to Little Rock

Day 3 dawned bright and EARLY! Okay, that may be different by my standards than yours, but it was early for us! It has been a beautiful day with bright sun and GORGEOUS green-leafed trees. The land was gently rolling at first then settled out to be flat as far as we could see. Most fields were being set up for planting (we assume) and it looks like the land is dry so we saw lots of irrigation machinery too. Interstate 40 is very good road in Eastern Tennessee.......and then we hit Western Tennessee and Arkansas. Oh my, oh my! On our last...

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Apr 22, 2014 - Fort Smith to Little Rock, AR

April 22, 2014 First time we have been disappointed with a Costco prepared meal. I actually tasted the Zinfandel Beef in the store. The meal was primarily a very tasty sauce with carrots and mushrooms, no meat! Oh well, perhaps a bad batch! Woke up to a beautiful morning with the geese. Headed down Hwy 40 to Little Rock. Lovely drive through forested rolling hills. We arrived at the Clinton Museum about 11:30 with little trouble finding the spot. It is in North Little Rock (just a little west of downtown) on the Arkansas River. The area has...

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Apr 12, 2014 - The rest of our Little Rock visit - Apr 2014

We were here in Little Rock for only 3 days, but we sure saw a lot! We took advantage of all the public transportation. We did not drive the car once. We also hoofed it a lot too. We visited the Heifer International Center. This group is dedicated to teaching communities abroad how to grow their own food and make it sustainable. We visited President Clinton's Library again. Always a treat. Since our last visit, the River Market area has gown up a lot starting with the wetlands just below Clinton's Library. This are is a huge park and flows...

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Apr 12, 2014 - Capital - Little Rock, AR - Apr 2014

The "Old State House Museum is the oldest standing state capitol building west of the Mississippi River. Construction on the building began in 1833 and was declared complete in 1842." When Arkansas became a state in 1836, government officials moved into the new building, despite ongoing construction. The State House served as the state capitol until 1911, when construction was completed enough to start occupying a new capital building. The Old State House became a museum in 1947. Today's capital building construction was started in 1899...

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Dec 7, 2013 - Little Rock AR

12/7 We get up really early in Amarillo TX. We clean up have Breakfast and are on the road by 0500 headed east on I-40, It was 7 degrees when I woke up. We reach Oklahoma before sun rise. Through Oklahoma City early afternoon. Then it went bad, the remains of Cleon were every where cars and trucks off the road and abandoned every where and ice still on the road. We end up in a long line of trucks and a few cars going the best we can but at times that is only about 30. Driving I am kind of used to but not driving an RV pulling a van on a...

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Nov 20, 2013 - Little Rock AR

Sorry NO Pictures, AGAIN!! Left Chanute, destination Azalea Acres RV Park(Alabama) On the way stayed one night @ Downtown Riverside RV Park in Little Rock Arkansas. Beautiful location across the Arkansas River from downtown. The biggest thing to see downtown, was the Bill 'Slick Willy' Clinton presidential library, I'll PASS now and later! Nashville/Metro needs an RV Park downtown, around LP Field(Titans home) across the Cumberland River from all the tourist stuff, Convention Center, Bridgestone Arena, etc., using the Shelby St. Bridge for...

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Harry's RV Adventure

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