Cruising the Mississippi: From New Orleans to Memphis on a genuine paddlewheeler (Paperback)
In crossing another travel adventure off their bucket list, two retirees take a river cruise and find the heart and soul of the American South.
Born travelers Al and Sunny Lockwood seized their dreams of exploring America's natural wonders. From hiking mountain trails to photographing wildflowers in Death Valley, they've documented their fascinating journeys to critical acclaim.
After a brush with death, they stopped putting off their desire to cruise oceans.
Now well into retirement, these veteran travelers embrace a new travel adventure with a river cruise up the great and powerful Mississippi.
Join Al and Sunny on the decks of an antebellum-era paddle wheel riverboat as they experience the culinary delights, rich architecture, breathtaking vistas, and famous hospitality of southern culture.
You'll visit lavish plantation mansions, honor the fallen at Civil War memorials, and be swept away by the magical beat of authentic New Orleans jazz. Before the journey ends, you'll witness how the couple's first impressions are challenged, changing their hearts forever.
In Cruising the Mississippi, you'll discover:
- Fascinating histories of riverside cities and little-known facts about famous landmarks
- Personal reflections and insights from their day-to-day experiences
- Tested travel tips and advice for embarking on your own river cruise adventure
-The lifelong benefits of immersing yourself in different customs and cultural experiences
- A detailed tour of the historic paddle-wheel riverboat, and much, much more
If you like cultural exploration, practical travel insights, colorful characters, and authentic personal stories, then you'll love Al and Sunny Lockwood's illuminating exploration of America's mightiest waterway.
Buy Cruising the Mississippi today and embark on a breathtaking adventure for the young at heart