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2019 Map

The link below shows the places we stop as we cruise America’s Great Loop and The Down East Loop in 2019.  There is also a short comment on distances travelled and things we did at the different locations. 2019 Travel Map

Platinum Quest Complete

Hello virtual crew members and fellow adventurers! As usual, going back to Texas to visit 7 grand kids was a circus.  So it was only natural for the crew to visit the Ringling Circus Museum upon return to Florida.  This is a mural when…

Gulf Crossing

Hello virtual crew members and fellow adventurers! John and Lou Ann J. have come aboard as our latest virtual crew members.  They are family of Dan and Mary of the Gammel Dansk.  Also, indianeskitchin has come aboard.  Welcome Aboard! Summary of week: The weather…

Chill’n in Carrabelle

Hello virtual crew members and fellow adventurers! The crew spent the week cruising thru the damage done by Hurricane Michael.  Notice that the tree tops have all disappeared. On the brighter side, we get to welcome some new virtual crew members aboard this week. …

Big Target

Hello virtual crew members and fellow adventurers! The skipper saw the picture of this big target when he first entered the Navy Aviation Museum.  For those who know that the skipper served aboard a submarine, he would remind you that the Navy only has…

Chilled to the Bone

Hello virtual crew members and fellow adventurers! After sitting out traveling for the first three days of the week due to the cold temperatures, lows in the 20’s and highs only in the 40’s, the crew took off Thursday morning.  It was so cold…

Slow Go Down the Tenn-Tom

Hello virtual crew members and fellow adventurers! US snag boat the Montgomery She was the last steam powered sternwheeler to ply the inland waterways of the south.  She was built in 1926.  As a snag boat, she removed trees, sunken logs, and other debris…

Spirit of Courage

Hello virtual crew members and fellow adventurers! The flow out of the Fulton Dam, mile 391 on the Tenn-Tom Waterway xIncmedia has come aboard as our latest virtual crew member by following the blog.  Welcome Aboard! Hope you brought some warm clothes because it…

Kold Kentucky Lake

Hello virtual crew members and fellow adventurers! Welcome aboard to Greg & Doreen, thanks for taking the time to follow the adventures of Still Waters II. It was also a blast cruising down the Mississippi River to Green Turtle Bay with you.  Have a…

That Was Easy

Hello virtual crew members and fellow adventurers! Self Made Man at the Henry Lay Sculpture Garden outside Louisiana, Missouri. Seems to be a good metaphor for doing the Loop.  Just chip away at it one day at a time, and about a year later…

Set Sail from Sunset

Hello virtual crew members and fellow adventurers! Mary took this picture with three Looper boats on the dock at Quincy Boat Club.  (left to right: Gammel Dansk, Still Waters II, Blurred Lines) Summary of week: After the Locks re-opened on Wednesday, the crew set…

Maybe Next Week

Hello virtual crew members and fellow adventurers! The Fulton “De Immigrant” Windmill was manufactured in the Netherlands, shipped to Fulton, and then assembled by Dutch craftsman.  The windmill is fully functional and connected to a mill that can grind about 1 bushel of grain…

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