Jeff and Joel 2011: The BBQ Road Trip

Day 13: July 21, 2011

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Destination: Ash Fork, AZ End of day Odometer Reading: 220,482km On our way to the Grand Canyon from Springerville we stopped at a gas station to fill up, once there we noticed they had a decent looking restaurant called Kafe 66. We stopped in for some lunch as we had wanted to try some Mexican food while we were down […]

Jeff and Joel 2011: The BBQ Road Trip

Day 12: July 20, 2011

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Destination: Springerville, AZ End of day Odometer Reading: 219,883km Getting to Roswell a day early has provided us with a bit more flexibility for the rest of the trip, and we will likely stay an extra day in San Francisco as well as one more day in Vancouver than we had originally planned. Jeff felt like getting something for breakfast […]

Jeff and Joel 2011: The BBQ Road Trip

Day 10: July 18, 2011

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Destination: Luling, TX (Near San Antonio, TX, South of Austin, TX) End of day Odometer Reading: 218,281km We left the motel this morning at around 10:30 to get an oil change at a Toyota dealership in Metairie, LA (basically in New Orleans). Jeff had called the dealership to check on whether or not we could get the oil change done […]

Jeff and Joel 2011: The BBQ Road Trip

Day 9: July 17, 2011

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Destination: New Orleans, LA End of day Odometer Reading: 217,430km We left the truck stop mid-morning on our way to New Orleans. We figured we’d find one of the other USA-only restaurants on our list to visit for lunch. The first while of driving was pretty uneventful, but at least it was lightly raining and the temperature was pretty nice. […]

Jeff and Joel 2011: The BBQ Road Trip

Day 8: July 16, 2011

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Destination: Memphis, TN End of day Odometer Reading: 216,795km After spending most of the morning in at the truck stop working on the blog/reading/watching TV, we headed into downtown Memphis to hit up Rendezvous for some BBQ for lunch. Rendezvous is well known for their charcoal ribs, which are not cooked low and slow like most BBQ places, but are […]

Jeff and Joel 2011: The BBQ Road Trip

Day 7: July 15, 2011

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Destination: Memphis, TN End of day Odometer Reading: 216,575km Woke up a little later today, we had a few things we had to get done, but there was no rush. The first thing we did was head into downtown Memphis to the visitor’s centre. Found a few things that we can do while in town. Afterwards we went to Shangri-La […]

Jeff and Joel 2011: The BBQ Road Trip

Day 6: July 14, 2011

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Destination: Memphis, TN End of day Odometer Reading: 216,358km We had originally planned on heading back to Oklahoma Joe’s for a BBQ order to go to take along with us on the trip to Memphis; however we didn’t want to wait for them to open at 11:00, so we headed out around 9:30 from the truck stop. We filled up […]

Jeff and Joel 2011: The BBQ Road Trip

Day 5: July 13, 2011

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Destination: Kansas City, MO End of day Odometer Reading: 215,545km Woke up this morning at the Flying J truck stop again, we’ve spent the last couple of nights here, and will be here tonight as well. Headed over to the Harley Davidson factory to take the tour, unfortunately it is currently during the model-year changeover to the 2012 models so […]