Travel Blogs from Mentone
... died, and there were many battles. We sort of rushed through this site, but this battle was an important battle because the Union wanted the fort because it was closer south and it would be easier to attack the Confederates. After we went here, we drove for four hours to South Carolina. The drive was very windy, and I felt really sick on it. We went to a Wal-Mart and slept there since it was very late and we would leave again early in the morning. ...
... WORD FREEDOM … I FIGURE YOU DID NOT LISTEN OR LEARN ANYTHING IN YOUR AMERICAN HISTORY CLASS. WHAT BLOWS MY MIND IS KNOWING THAT SOME AMERICANS COULD CARE LESS TAKING HIS OR HER CITIZENSHIP FOR GRANTED. I DO SAY… I LOVE LIVING IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. I LOVE LIVING IN THE SOUTH. I THANK ALL THOSE WHO HAVE SACRIFICED TO KEEP OUR COUNTRY FREE.. I WAS PROUD OF MY ...
En fait, nous ne sommes plus en Alabama, mais on y est passé. Aujourd'hui, aucune visite, mais beaucoup de route. Nous avons roulé sur 5 états: la Louisiane, le Mississipi, l'Alabama,la Georgie et le Tenessee, ce qui représente un peu plus de 800 km.
On a frappé notre première journée maussade. De la pluie avec une température dans les 20 degrés. Heureusement, on ...
From Hot springs we ventured to Little Rock and Memphis. An ice storm had hit Nashville the night before and we decided to take the North Alabama route US 72 rather than I 40. We passed an enormous container/rail/barge facility at Memphis and the rivers seemed to be high already. ...
WE DECIDED TO HEAD OFF TO MENTONE AND
SPEND THIS NEEDED RESTFUL TIME AT ONE
OF OUR FAVORITE LITTLE CABINS FOR
VALENTINES DAY. WE LEFT OUT EARLY
BECAUSE WE COULD CHECK IN A LITTLE
I HAD ALREADY BAKED A DOUBLE CHOCOLATE
FUDGE CAKE SO WE NEEDED TO GO INTO
FORT PAYNE TO BUY SOME ICE CREAM AND
CHOCOLATE SYRUP. THEN, WE HEADED FOR
THE CABIN. THE SUN WAS OUT WHEN WE