Day 15: Great trail angel, nice weather, and great views

After our amazing breakfast and packing up, we all got back in the car. We had some last minute stuff to pick up as some people went to a Fred Meyers and Big foot and I went to a running store ( I needed some superfeet because I’d been having some foot problems and wanted to change things a little to see if it would help, superfeet providing some stronger support). Afterwards, Jon took us all to an amazing burger place for burgers and shakes. On the drive back up to the pass, there was a bit of a scary moment when traffic got stopped suddenly. When we finally drove by and got to see what happened, we could see what happened, we could see what looked like an H-D Ultra Classic, surrounded by emergency vehicles, including an ambulance. Then we noticed a guy in a stretcher, with a neck
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Day Six: New Orleans to Palestine, TX

September 2nd Miles 1600 to 2050 Well looks like I indeed did not make the 7 o’clock departure time that I had originally wanted to aim for. I did wake up at about 6:30 though to go to the bathroom but then thought that it would probably be safer to keep sleeping off the night before. When I finally did wake up, it was to one of the people who ran the hostel standing next to my bed because they didn’t know who checked me in and it was just about check out time. So I groggily got up and started scrambling to pack so that I could make it to my friend Bouie’s place, about 450 miles away in Palestine, Texas. Paul, the Texan I had met the night before, and I had talked about maybe driving together for a while since we were going in generally the same
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