New Orleans LA, Mobile, AL, Pensacola FL to Destin – 250 miles.

Posted March 12th, 2013 at 8:51 am by Elliott Alexander   |  1 Comment ››

Tuesday March 13th.   We are focused to move on.  No late Monday night for us in the French Quarter.  I take the St. Charles Trolley back to Whole Foods to retrieve the Telsa.  Return downtown and Juan is already at the hotel entrance with our bags.   We take I59 to the I10 and blast through Mobile, AL without …

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Baton Rouge to New Orleans, LA – 85 miles.

Posted March 11th, 2013 at 8:46 am by Elliott Alexander   |  No Comments ››

Monday, March 11th.   Monday is probably not the top day for visiting New Orleans, but we’re both excited about the visit since neither of us have been to this exciting city.  It’s a short 85 mile drive and we arrive by lunch time.  Our hotel is downtown, but we can’t locate any EV chargers downtown on our charger data bases. …

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Houston, to Baton Rouge, LA – 270 miles.

Posted March 10th, 2013 at 10:42 am by Elliott Alexander   |  No Comments ››

Sunday, March 10th.   Saturday night was pretty uneventful,  Juan was worn out from the stressful afternoon of almost running the Tesla down to zero charge in The Woodlands, me I wanted to stretch my legs and explore the the City Center shopping area near our Four Point Sheraton hotel in West Houston.  Another great deal hotel deal of $46 from …

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Dallas to Houston TX – 240 miles.

Posted March 9th, 2013 at 8:40 am by Elliott Alexander   |  No Comments ››  

Saturday, March 9th.   Dallas to Houston ought to be an eash drive.   Our last night in Dallas we leave the car charging at the hotel from a 110V outlet that a hotel engineer allowed us to use out back by the pool’s utility area.  We parked close enough to use the Tesla’s power cable without the need for an …

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El Reno OK, Okalahoma City, Dallas TX – 240 miles.

Posted March 6th, 2013 at 11:00 am by Elliott Alexander   |  No Comments ››

Wednesday, March 6th.   We are still recovering from last night’s zero mile on the batter scare, feeling quite fortunate we avoided disaster.   The Howard Johnson is good for a free breakfast in the lobby and we move on.  This leg is relatively short and we make the trip on a single charge.  Initially, we hope on grabbing a short …

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