9th May 2013

Day 27 Pensacola to Panama City, Florida Left Pensacola in fine weather, albeit slightly humid. Once rolling along in the Olds with the breeze blowing in one’s face, it felt quite a lot cooler. Went over a 3 mile length bridge then took the coastal road along the...

8th May 2013

Day 26 Pascagoula to Pensacola Weather warm at last. Olds ran well today. We left Mississippi this morning, drove through Alabama and then arrived in Florida this afternoon. This is a short blog – sorry, I have many things to do. The main bit of information is that...

7th May 2013

Day 24 New Orleans to Pascaguola The Olds spent her two night break outside of the centre of New Orleans in the company of one of her slightly older relatives, a 1903 Oldsmobile. Mike Seiderman kindly offered to garage the Olds as space in the French Quarter where we...

5th May 2013 – part 2

Day 23 Port Allen to New Orleans Left Port Allen on time at 9. My passenger for a half an hour was Stuart Barnes from the UK. He had driven 7 hours from Dallas the day before to spend the evening with us, then he had to drive back to Dallas after the run in the Olds....

5th May 2013

Day 22 Port Allen to New Orleans Had a wonderful day today. Have arrived in New Orleans, a life-time ambition achieved! Will write detailed blog later as I am sure you will understand – I’ve just got to go out and get my fill of trad. Jazz. SORRY...

4th May 2013

Day 22 Pineville to Port Allen I couldn’t believe my eyes when I looked out of the window this morning – clear blue sky, sun shining – looked like a perfect day for veteran car motoring in Louisiana. The wind was still a bit chilly and wind-proof clothing was needed....