About the trip & us Along the US is a kayak trip on the Illinois and part of the Mississippi rivers in the US by two Canadians (Matt C. and Sorouche M.). The planned route is through US waterways using only human energy. The trip will start in the vicinities of the city of Chicago, IL and will end in New Orleans, LA. The trip will be documented with pictures and blog entries provided ease of access to Internet throughout the journey. Find out more about the objectives of the trip and misc stats.