We drove from Chicago to New Orleans in two days.

Graceland, Memphis; on the way to New Orleans:



The French Quarter:



On the Mississippi:



My friend Mitchell:



Pen the ghost-hunter in the haunted hotel in the French Quarter:



Pen, Mitchell, and me preparing to enter the swamp:



The swamp:



A snake on the left branch:



A turtle on the log; we saw lots of turtles:



Very hard to see gator in the foreground:



A young racoon by the tree near the center:



A nutria swimming - they're huge guinea pigs (gator food):



The town of Natchez, Mississippi celebrates bicentenial:



More Natchez:



The park in Natchez overlooks the Mississippi:



We caught a Blues game in St. Louis:



We got great seats for a sold-out game vs Detroit:



All you can get is Budweiser in this town:



The arch:





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