Hampton Inn - Colonnade
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Amanda had a work thing she had to do in Birmingham AL and since me and Alisse had never really been there we loaded up the car and went with her.
The first day we had alot of big plans of nice little hikes and sights we wanted to see but as we pulled in around 4pm we realized it was close to a hundred degrees so we had to alter our sights to …
... paragraph. We visited the shotgun shack of Elvis' birth and hopped back in the car and headed for Birmingham, AL. We were wiped. The kids ate and had a swim then we were all tuckered out. Night john-boy Crash! Bang! Boom! Loudest severe thunderstorm we ever heard. Knocked out our power but not our camper. We stayed dry and warm (cause we had no power) and safe. We survived to tell about it ;) Ciao for now! -Jill and all her ...
... and their barbeque sauce.
Jim 'n Nick's Bar-B-Que for dinner (recommended by another Birmingham couple we met; catfish the best anywhere). Wanted to sample as much as possible and Michael, our waiter, was wonderful! Cheese biscuits yummy; hot links starter with pimento cheese delicious; 4-meat ...
And then we enter Louisiana on route to 'the big easy'. With withdrawal symptoms kicking in from Wal Mart car parks, we decided to make camp there.... Again. After surviving the the night, our first stop Prior to New Orleans was the Evergreen Plantation for a glimpse first hand at the workings of a plantation and it's slave labour. It felt like being back on a school trip as we were fortunate enough ...
... leaving tomorrow. our drive through Louisiana and Mississippi yesterday was un eventful. I forgot to buy a shot glass in Louisiana- I try to collect them from all the states I visit. we just finished having lunch in Birmingham with a family friend- it was delicious and a real fun ...
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