Tag Archives: Mississippi

It’s always about the food when you’re on a bike trip

Fried? Seafood? Both? Here’s some of what I ate in Mississippi. Continue reading

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The beginning of Margaritaville

Pascagoula, Mississippi is where Jimmy Buffett was born — and worth a bike ride. Continue reading

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Let’s talk Hurricane Katrina

You hear plenty of Katrina stories when you venture to Mississippi’s Gulf Coast. Will the new construction withstand the next big one? Continue reading

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Gorgeous white sand beaches and killer wind on the Mississippi Gulf Coast

Loved the sand. I persisted in fighting the headwind. Continue reading

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The economic impact of Mississippi’s Longleaf Trace

I love hearing about the economic impact of rail-trails because to me, that’s the most convincing argument for a trail. Usually the numbers come from some big study that makes some pretty broad-brush claims. But here’s information from one bike … Continue reading

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Best way to see Vicksburg battlefield is by bike

If you are biking the Natchez Trace and can add some time for a visit to Vicksburg, do it. Continue reading

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At Windsor Ruins, I’m seeing a grander version of Tara

This magnificent antebellum mansion survived the Civil War — and burned because of a stray cigarette. Continue reading

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