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    Thread: My first tour starts tomorrow, Help me make it through the first stroke

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      02-17-2012 12:47 PM #76
      Finally got my camera working on my cell phone.










      These are at Biloxi.

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      02-17-2012 01:37 PM #77
      nice hope you guys are having fun.

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      02-17-2012 01:56 PM #78
      I was about to say that looks like Biloxi, but there it was at the bottom of your pics. Wafflehouse?

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      02-18-2012 05:18 PM #79
      We are in New Orleans, Mardi Gras parade cancelled due to weather.

      Today: Woke up in Buccaneer State Park to high winds and rain. My tent was blown up after repeated gust, all despite the long stakes. Ended up taking the break in rain and wind to ride out of the park. Made a wrong turn right, ended up at Silver Slipper Casino. We had to hang there as the weather broke loose again. Later found out from the casino staff the entire Gulf coast is under tornado warn til the evening.


      A couple of hours passed, seemed the weather was good. Started out on Lake Shore Dr, and ran into brightly colored thick clouds. Darn it!!! We road as far as possible trying to find cover. Luckily, a fellow stopped in his pickup truck. Gave us a ride all the way to New Orleans. One million trillion thank yous to that fellow. He pointed out the hurricane destruction and reconstruction. Funny, he spoke of how the coast use to be inhabited by the average Joe, but now since new house requirements, only the well to-do are build out here. Go figure. We, also, went through one of the new levees. The gate on this thing was thick.

      ****No pictures, we were riding through severe down pour, flooding, and winds.


      Now we have to figure out what to do for the day. I had not originally planned to come here. Before, It was pass through Baton Rouge. The truck driver was going to New Orleans, so that is were we ended up. I am feeling a little sick, too. At the least, this nothing like the start of my trek across America.

      Sitting at McDonalds til a plan formulates.
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      02-18-2012 05:49 PM #80



      Keep up the great work!!! You highly motivate me.
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      02-18-2012 07:02 PM #81
      Quote Originally Posted by breane24 View Post



      Keep up the great work!!! You highly motivate me.
      Going to keep as long as I can physically and financially. Hanging around one place more then 2 days seem to cost more then time.

      I forgot to post this picture another tourer took of us.
      Last edited by woodrowstar; 02-18-2012 at 07:15 PM.

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      02-19-2012 09:00 PM #82
      Hey Private...i dont think that facial hair meets regulations....

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      02-20-2012 06:04 AM #83
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      Hey Private...i dont think that facial hair meets regulations....
      you are so gay
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      Quote Originally Posted by BHCgreene View Post
      you are so gay
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      02-20-2012 03:33 PM #86
      Polo'z a bauce.
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      02-20-2012 03:37 PM #87
      Lol Polo running shiat again!

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      02-20-2012 09:52 PM #88
      lol wow

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      02-22-2012 06:17 PM #90
      Heading to Baton Rouge on pennies. =( Party monster ate me dry.

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      02-22-2012 07:03 PM #91
      Dude...give us some PayPal info.

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      02-23-2012 10:50 AM #92
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      Thanks Josh!!!!!!!!!!! Your special picture of Polo coming soon.
      Last edited by woodrowstar; 02-23-2012 at 08:14 PM.

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      02-24-2012 01:58 AM #93
      Some random pics from Mardi Gras and random































































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      02-24-2012 02:02 AM #94
















      Sorry some are side ways


























      These photos are in reverse order. the first 2 post with Ralf anf the Levee are in Baton Rouge.

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      02-24-2012 02:03 AM #95
      Quote Originally Posted by woodrowstar View Post
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      Thanks Josh!!!!!!!!!!! Your special picture of Polo coming soon.
      I threw a small gift (from Orchid ), enough for a burrito and a chew stick

      Ride safe and keep going
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      02-24-2012 02:28 AM #96
      Quote Originally Posted by the brit View Post
      I threw a small gift (from Orchid ), enough for a burrito and a chew stick

      Ride safe and keep going
      ha. Thank you. i was scratching my head at first. We are going to keep trucking and taking Photos.

      * Gotta love love camping near a Walmart and getting wifi and electricity.

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      02-24-2012 06:47 PM #97
      so where you at now?

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      02-28-2012 06:10 PM #98

      We are currently in Orange, tx

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      02-29-2012 08:41 AM #99
      Well cool. I have a place to sleep and a warm shower for ya if you decide to stop in magnolia for the night. I'll pm you my #

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      02-29-2012 10:28 PM #100
      just some pics

      These are for Josh!!! thankyou - and don't worry he got a bag of dog food, too.


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