#61 Kaskaskia, Illinois to Cape Girardeau, Missouri

#61 Kaskaskia, Illinois to Cape Girardeau, Missouri

It was much too cold to have a big docktails event with the nine other mostly Looper boats tied to the Kaskaskia Lock wall. So we didn’t have a chance to visit with the others to see where they were heading next. I was afraid there were more boats than places to...
#60 Kimmswick, Missouri to Kaskaskia, Illinois

#60 Kimmswick, Missouri to Kaskaskia, Illinois

We had such a great time in Kimmswick. We got parked at Hoppies early enough to get to the Blue Owl Restaurant and Bakery before they closed at 3:00 p.m. They have a famous Levee High Apple Pie and you have to see it to believe it. But then when you taste it, oh my....
#59 Alton, Illinois to Kimmswick, Missouri

#59 Alton, Illinois to Kimmswick, Missouri

It was time. We had to say goodbye to Alton. Our buy 3 nights get 3 nights free deal was over. We picked up two boats who were traveling our direction, Whiskey Business and Saltaire. Well, right out of the gate, there’s a lock. Usually, I have to get mentally...
#58 St. Charles, Missouri to Alton, Illinois

#58 St. Charles, Missouri to Alton, Illinois

It’s time to get back to business. After being home for three weeks, we flew into St. Louis. Kurt of Uncharted Service located at Polestar Marina, and who worked on our boat, picked us up from the airport. How’s that for customer service??? Getting Back We...
#57 Grafton, Illinois to St. Charles, Missouri

#57 Grafton, Illinois to St. Charles, Missouri

We woke up early and said goodbye to Grafton so we could follow a gold looper over to Polestar Marina. Today is the day we haul our boat out to get that annoying bow thruster fixed. Grafton Harbor Marina There is something so peaceful about being on the river when the...

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