Sleeping on a sand island just north of Cairo, IL the boys are saying goodbye to the Upper Mississippi today. When the Ohio River joins up with the Mississippi, we switch over navigational books and restart milage indicators. 958 miles lay ahead, snaking and bending its way through Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi and Louisiana. **Since […]

Lower Mississippi Beckons

Spent the night in Prescott, WI public boat dock where the freight trains run every 45 minutes…not a very peaceful sleeping spot. We awoke to a calm, beautiful and still-aired morning to find the Mississippi-St. Croix rivers confluence within a couple of yards to where we camped. What a noticeable difference between these waterways! The Mississippi […]

Day 3 – Sand Dune and Lock