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Brian drove Bailey, Sydney, and Audrey to Valdosta and we met them at the Smoke 'n Pig for lunch. Then we swapped cars with Brian. His car is already packed with all the girl's stuff, plus there will be room for Rachel. Containerized freight! Now we're off to Jacksonville to pick up Rachel and have our first ...
... for the aligators. A splendid visit!
The rest of the day is spent chewing up the miles - not a bad day actually with a few stops. Very hot though and we eventually got to the Days Inn hotel at Perry about 7pm.
A lovely shower with a chance to also wash some smelly clothes left us somewhat refreshed. Straight down into the local Mexican restaurant where the food was good but the beer ever better.
To bed at 10pm to catch an early start tomorrow!
... the small stretch of water we were on was home to literally hundreds of them, ranging from 30 cm long baby ones to one large fellow who looked to be close to 3 metres in length.
Our tour over, we were offered the chance to hold a small alligator about half a metre long. I declined, primarily because I felt rather sorry for the animal, who didn't seem all that keen on the ...
... as we drive through the flat pecan and peanut fields. There are so many radio stations to provide the sound track to our driving, but it's Sunday so most of them are christian rock stations today.
Armadillos probably don't exist in their living form, they must be born dead beside the freeway. And accompanied by groups of squabbling vultures.
We left Slidell, Louisiana around 9:30 am on the 10th as we are on our way to Florida. The roads in LA (on our way to Fla) were terrible - felt like we were back on CT roads (hahaha). Even saw wild boar along the roadway......they are huge.
Before we get to Florida, we travelled through Alabama and Mississippi. We travelled the most southern route through these two states. We did hit some wet roads in the Mobile, ...
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