Seaside Beach & Racquet Club
Travel Blogs from Orange Beach
... on the first. Had good meal and visit with the Aldsworth's
yesterday, today Bernice set up a table at a craft show in another area RV park and made a few
sales. We had a good supper tonight while watching the Pensacola Christmas Parade on our new
HDTV (early present). we had "Swamp Soup", much better than it sounds.
Brother in law Bob came thru ...
... we stopped at Lulu Buffet's (Jimmy's sister) restaurant on the Inter Coastal Waterway (ICW). We were there with Kermit and Katherine from Good Karma. Great stop and fun atmosphere. We made a reservation to spend tonight at The Wharf Marina in Orange Beach and arrived about 3:30 this afternoon. This is a beautiful spot with condominiums, shops, restaurants and even an ice rink nearby. ...
... did help us identify several chimp pictures which we had previously been unable to identify.
This was our first experience following chimps in the wild. We had some experiences where the chimp was relatively still and facing us. In those cases, we could see them clearly and remember their features. Primus and Alofu are most memorable to me.
We had no success with the slots at the Palace casino in Biloxi so we
decided to move on.
As we were ahead of schedule we decided to spend a few nights at Gulf
State Park. We had a very nice site, right on a lake. On 11-1 we made the
long drive to Luxury RV (.5 mi) our shortest travel day yet.
We have slowly been settling in, ...
... on several international flights is a good plan but our slection of the KIA Lodge in Arusha was a major mistake. We literally threw our money away. It would have been better to find a proper hotel and stay an extra day.
Finally, I will always give up the bells and whistles of luxury hotels if I can have the kind of game viewing we had on this trip. Having wild animals wander at will through camp adds a constant measure of excitement. The bandas at Mahale were over the ...