Mississippi River – Day 36

Buzzard Island MM 349.5 to Quincy, IL MM 327.0 Today is Saturday, July 3, 2021. Before I can even get out of my hammock, around 5:30 am, I hear a Barge coming up the river and passing my campsite. By the time I pack up camp and get ready to launch my kayak back into … Continue reading Mississippi River – Day 36

Mississippi River – Day 32

Tony & Melissa Terronez's House MM 497.5 to Grant's Ferry Recreational Area MM 468.5 Today is Tuesday, June 29, 2021. I am up early and on the river by 5:45 am. I slept in my tent in the backyard of River Angel Tony & Melissa Terronez in LeClaire, IA. The trains running just a few … Continue reading Mississippi River – Day 32

Mississippi River – Day 31

Swan Island MM 510.2 to Tony & Melissa Terronez's House MM 497.5 Today is Monday, June 28, 2021. It rained a little last night. A gentle rain. The kind that breaks the humidity and makes it easier to sleep without air conditioning. I slept like a log. A barge passed heading upstream around 3 am, … Continue reading Mississippi River – Day 31