Happy Days Hotel
Travel Blogs from McAlester
... the bars... Pumping their hip hop and talking really loudly. There was a part of us that really identified with these "kids" and at the same time we felt a bit vulnerable being the only tent in the park, and with our precious zozo too. About twenty minutes in, they turned the music off and went for a dip... Just as we would have done! After one scared the others with the idea of a water snake they scurried off and we went back to ...
So we got off to an early start ... out the door by 8:00 am. The weather wasn't very cooperative though as we hit heavy rains east of Baton Rouge. Couldn't get out of the storms until we reached Shreveport. Then we got hit by swarms of bugs which covered the front of our truck, making it really difficult to see. This year I made sure to avoid Dallas at all cost so once we crossed the Texas border, we diverted off the ...
... were glad that our site was on the water with shade all around us.
OK is pretty though and it sure is nice to see green trees and lakes when we are driving along.
Wednesday, June 12 - Eufaula Lake – Belle Starr Campground, Corps of Engineers, Eufaula, OK
The reviews have always been good for this campground and I love the COE ...
... a day hiking journey.
Ø Navigation – map, compass – GPS (optional)
Ø Sun Protection – sun screen, lip balm, sunglasses
Ø Insulation – jacket, vest, pants, gloves, hat
Ø Illumination – headlamp or flashlight (plus spare & extra batteries)
Ø First Aid Supplies – First aid kit
Ø Fire – Matches or lighter, waterproof container, fire starter ...
... told us we had come a long ways since passing us. He told us we were crazy and left the gas station.
We biked for another ten miles and stopped at another EZ Mart to get more water (It was getting hot). Much to our surprise, there was the same truck and boat we had seen earlier. The same man wearing a baseball cap and eating a cheesey biscuit came out of the gas station. After joking about following one another we got to know the man as Clinton. He told us about a mountain ...