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So, we had a relaxed cruise on the Tombigbee Waterway and we’re coming into our next marina at Columbus, Miss. This marina is just before our next lock, but it’s not visible from the river. The sweet guy working there is kindly guiding us in. “Just look for the yellow sail right in front of … Continue reading Sail or Sell? Into the Deep South (Day 82)
We are anchored tonight in front of a lock — a first for us. We’re here because our first and second options were blocked by submerged and semi-submerged logs. That’s the thing about boating. You have to expect the unexpected, and leave options open. We’re staring at the Aberdeen Lock, maybe 600 feet away, on … Continue reading Of Locks and Logs (Day 81)
Fog. Cold. Spiders. Long straightaways. Three locks in one day. And yet, quite fun! We’ve entered the man-made segment of the inland waterway section of The Great Loop, heading downstream again for the first time in 20 days. It’s the most relaxing part of the trip so far – notwithstanding a cold morning without heat, … Continue reading Into The Tombigbee (Days 79-80)
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