Looking for the sun (English)

3 maart 2017 - Silver City, New Mexico, Verenigde Staten

13 februari,leaving Dundas,we pass the bridge (custums) in Sarnia.No problems at all passing the border,very kind officer,his favorite state is Virginia.Within 15 minutes ;after making pictures and counting our fingers:we followed our way to Flint,Perry and further to the south.We did some shopping in Adrian and stay for the night in Jasper near a church and we had also wifi.Next day when we woke up there was something leaking.One of the waterhoses under the sink was disconnected (perhaps by freezing some left water in the hose) We drive trough Michigan alot of corn fields and flat.         We passed the state border  (Ohio) and take HW 108 to Napoleon.There is a nice church,Clumbus Grove and we take a picture of the mural.Following our way to Lima,close to Wapakaneta where Berth and Dick our family and both truckers deliver often loads of rubber.A lot of animals road casualties (killed),raccoons,skunks,rabits ,cats and even a dog on our way.From there we take HW 117 and 68 to Maysville (Kentucky) .For the next day Ype planned a road trough the Daniel Boone Forest (HW 89) .For attitude of vihicle was mentioned 12 feet so no problem we could go under a bridge of 10 feet.The bridge was not a problem ,but later on we had a tunnel one way and  at each side only 20 cm left,so a little bit scary.A very winding road with ups and downs,but beautifull vieuws on the rock formations.In Manchester Trijntsje checked her e-mail,but we decided to go to the South West,so we ended in Laurel,sleeping by a church with a cemetery,witht the headstones overloaded with plastic flowers.Next day following our wayHW 80  to Somerset.HW 90 Monticello crossing the border of Tennesse (HW 167 -154 to Picket State Rustic Park.There is a natural bridge,so we make a hike to see and make pictures.From there we take HW 52 Jamestown to Livingston and HW 85 to Lebanon.we find a nice and quiet spot to overnight and the next day we visit Nashville.For $ 10.00 we could park whole day in the center so we could walk to visit the famous Music City.In the afternoon there was in every cafe and on (roof) terraces life music and the beer bikes ( i think a Dutch invention) younsee everywhere in the centre.A lot of famous Country and Western singers like Johnny Cash,Elvis Presley,Dolly Parton,The Everly Brothers ,Jim Reeves and so on visit the city.From Nashville we choose for the Natchez Trace Parkway an old stagecoach route from Nashville through the three States Tennessee,Alabama and Mississippi to Natchez.(444 miles = 715 km) We overnight in Columbia and from there we take HW 412 and HW 100 to Memphis to visit Graceland (Elvis Presley) At the entrance we got a tablet and headphone for a selfguided tour in the house,the garden with his horses,stables,swimming pool ad the gravestones of Elvis and his family,his cars and his 2 planes.We make a lot of pictures and it was very impressive.Elvis sold more than a miljard records and it's a pitty he died when he was only 42 years.After this busy day we found a place to stay in Stuttgart (Arkansas)