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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