Crossing the Rubicon March 14th 2011 Today I cross the James River heading south.
This is a very important moment on this trip, because the James River marks the southernmost point I have ever been.
At this point, I leave the places I have seen before for something new.
The day had two very distinct halves.
The first was a final exploration of Civil War sites near Richmond.
The other was the long drive into Georgia.
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When I travel, I love the great outdoors, modern art, historical sites, good food, classic roadside attractions, and long drives in a convertible. Preferably all at once. The nickname is a tribute to a wise traveller in the Hitch-hikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams, who proved that all you really need to cross the galaxy (and beyond) is a towel.
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