Fredericksburg is about 1160 miles from my home, so if I walk 100 plus miles each month, I can make it by Christmas. It is a good thing I started early. I left here on the first day of the year, and by the end of the day January 3rd, I was a couple of miles past Burlington, Arkansas. By January 22, I was on I-44, just past Springfield, Missouri. A couple of days ago, I passed Lebanon, on my way to St. Louis, where I will be about 310 miles from home. Yesterday, I made it to mile 141,where I camped on the Eastern bank of the Gasconade River. I am now almost halfway to St. Louis.
|Route 66 bridge over Gasconade River.|
I used Google to find my mileage between points. They suggested I might want to book a flight and that a walk like this could be very dangerous. Still, I am undeterred.
Today, in Lebanon, it is supposed to be about 55 degrees. Good walking weather.
I have always wanted to see Yellowstone. I think that will be my next destination.