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Trip Diary

We documented our Great Circle trip with a daily diary.  In the pages to the left you'll find the diary broken into geographic sections.


Diary Log 1  Diary entries made during the period after we purchased Interlude and before we left on the Great Circle Trip.  There are discussions about pre-departure preparations and changes made to Interlude.

Diary Log 2  This section of trip includes St. Petersburg south to Ft. Myers, then across the Okeechobee Waterway, and up the east coast to New York City.  Then up the Hudson River to the Erie Canal, connecting with the Oswego Canal to the Great Lakes

Diary Log 3  This section includes are travel throughout the five Great Lakes

Diary Log 4  This final section includes our journey down the river system from Chicago to St. Petersburg.  It includes the Illinois, Mississippi, Ohio, Cumberland, Tennessee, and Tombigbee Rivers as well as the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway, and our trip across the Gulf of Mexico. There is also a "Postscript" to our trip at the end of this section.