Econo Lodge Waycross
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- Continental Breakfast
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... night. The cabin had been made by his grandfather in the late 1800s and the floors were all crooked and the building was really old but it was pretty awesome. The water on site was sulphuric so although it was totally clean and good to drink, it smelled like the strongest rotten egg smell you could ever imagine. Showering was a little tricky with that stench but luckily it was a great shower so it evened out. The night was quiet and warm so we slept ...
... at the end of he Boardwalk. We saw a couple of gators on our ride as well as an ibis, a blue heron, egrets and a couple of small snakes (one of which was injured). At 3:45 we met the guide and took a 90 minute boat tour of the swamp. I must say - it wasn't what we were expecting. There was a small part of the trip through large overhanging trees covered in moss that more ...
... lots of trees and on a body of water connected to the swamp. Apparently they water ski on it in the summer - the gators don't bother them!! Can't imagine!!! We had a lovely sunset. We enjoyed a delicious collaborative dinner of steak, shrimp, potatoes/peppers and mushrooms finished off with chocolate covered strawberries. Not bad for camping!!! Then we enjoyed our second campfire on the road - nice ...
... look at the Heritage Farm, they have a blacksmith shop, tobacco barn and other buildings and some farm animals.
Tomorrow we move on to Crawfordville for 3 days and plan to be home on Monday. Our trip is really winding down and we are looking forward getting home.
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The Okefenokee Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
So now we know that not all swamps are alike.This is very different to what we saw in Louisiana. In addition to gators, turtles and egrets, we saw owls, snakes and a raccoon. Lots of lily pads that are ...