Before the preparation could even begin, we had to get to Oregon where the boat was docked. It was a 3 day and nearly 3000 mile pre-test of our capacity to travel together. Thankfully we made it and managed not to work each others nerves too badly. The link above is to photos of the first day travelling from Lafayette, Louisiana to Amarillo, Texas. These pictures are of the Texas portion of the journey.
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