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Gators & Freighters Day 9:

Algiers Point to Will’s Point (Jesuit Bend)

Lower Mississippi River Dispatch No 213

Posted Friday, Oct 30, 2015 - Will’s Point (LBD68)

For the completion of the

1 million words describing the Middle & Lower Mississippi River.
Written for paddlers and any others seeking the “wilderness within”


Day 9 - Algiers Point (West Bank - RBD95) to Will’s Point (Jesuit Bend - East Bank - LBD68) - 27 miles

Note: today we are sharing a series of river scenes -- photos by John Ruskey.

Packing up from Algiers Point

One of the many freighters along the way

Dragonfly on Nine-Mile Point

Close encounters with freindly tug boat

Cracks in the mud at Will's Point

Setting up camp along Jesuit Bend

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