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Recovery

It has been 5 weeks since I postponed my unicycle ride across the country to seek assistance in deporting my stowaways leishmaniasis Panamensis.  After receiving infusion treatments of Amphotericin B for three weeks the lesion on my leg began to heal. … Continue reading

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Unicycle Tour Delayed

Stowaways have been discovered on our unicycle tour.  Apparently they stowed away when I left Costa Rica and have been with me ever since.  The immigrants managed to make it through numerous border patrol check points without detection during the … Continue reading

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Day 73, (5/12/13) Riding day 60

I Rode through many back roads, some better than others.  Still finding rolling hills slowing me down some, but the landscape is very picturesque. I was sitting on the side of the road minding my own business just enjoying the … Continue reading

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Day 72 (5/11/13) Franklinton LA to Poplarville Mississippi

Louisiana is done.  Perhaps the friendliest state so far.  Welcome to Mississippi. The crew ordered up some more thunderstorms so she could sleep in but we got a timely start anyway.  There were a few challenging roads today, but there … Continue reading

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Day 71 (5/10/13) West of Kentwood to Franklinton.

Thunderstorms and a call delayed my start this morning.  But the skies cleared and it turned out to be a pretty nice day.  The route continued to roll through Louisiana causing me to use more effort than I would like.  … Continue reading

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Day 70 (5/9/13) From the Mississippi to west of Chipola

We were camped quite a ways from my start so we got a late start today.  The roads on today’s route were a mixture of good to poor with, but most were smooth with rolling hills.  I thought Louisiana was … Continue reading

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Day 68 (5/7/13) Concluded an epic week for mileage

Day 68 started out on rough old LA route 1 just before Simmesport.  I slalomed my way through cracks and roughly patched road for most of the next 25 miles.  Fortunately there were so few cars that I could ride anywhere … Continue reading

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Day 67 (5/6/13) From West of Ville Platte to East of Hamburg

We left Cheryl and Ralph’s house a bit later than usual do to all the festivities.  I rode a couple of miles when I saw a tractor with a front end loader and a back hoe driving down the street … Continue reading

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Day 66 (5/5/13) East of De Ridder to West of Mamou

Day 67 was unseasonably cold again with a modest north wind.  I wore long sleeves all day and noticed the crawfish were all wearing little wet suits as I passed the crawfish farms.  Rode by some rude cows staring at me … Continue reading

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Day 65 Texas is Done Welcome to Louisiana 5/4/13

Texas is finally done :).  It was 37 degrees when we woke up, but the sun warmed us quickly.  The roads were mostly smooth and flat and the traffic was moderate.  Once I got to route 190 I had good … Continue reading

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