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Aug 18, 2018 - Louisiana, Part 1

What do you have for breakfast in Texas? Texas-shaped waffles. The campground in Beaumont offered a complimentary breakfast so we started the day with waffles, biscuits and gravy and Danish. Then it was back on the highway heading for Louisiana. But before you cross the Sabine River you pass mile marker 880. Eight hundred eighty miles from El Paso across Texas to Louisiana. That’s like driving from Boston to Washington, D.C., and back. Texas is one big state. We entered Louisiana and the road got worse. Much of I-10 is under construction...

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Jan 20, 2009 - Overnight at Wal-Mart

In the three years we have been fulltime RVers, this is only the second time we have stayed at a Wal-Mart. For those of you unfamiliar with the Wal-Mart policy for overnight parking, let me explain a little. It is my understanding that several years ago, Wal-Mart opened their parking lots for truckers to use as a safe place to park overnight. This was a generous public service to get sleepy truckers off the roads. At some point, RVers were also extended that invitation and many have taken advantage of Wal-Mart’s hospitality. No all...

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Jan 19, 2009 - Westward to Robert, Louisiana

We have arrived safely at Hidden Oaks Campground in Robert, Louisiana just across Lake Pontchartrain from New Orleans. We took I-10 to I-12 which bypasses the New Orleans area and for the most part the highway was in good condition. There were a couple construction areas which were non problems because no one was working today. The one area of construction which did cause an inconvenience was at the Louisiana Welcome Center. That rest area, as well as the next one, was closed for reconstruction. I was driving and the welcome center was...

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