Holiday Inn Express Bowling Green
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Continental breakfast for all the vets and spouses, etc. Sitting with Vince's adopted Navy friends of 40 plus years. I am sitting next to a WWII vet who was in Pearl Harbor on December 7th. He was 18 years old and served on one of the USS New Orleans, which was in the naval yard at the time and the ship was hit with lots of shrapnel which was scraped after the war. He was a Pearl Harbor survivor and he is the last on from Kentucky.
Then to the fun center this evening for a ...
Made it to the lodge this afternoon. Now we have all been summoned to the main building because of a tornado watch that may quickly develop into a warning, at which time we will all be moved to the basement shelter. Ok, gotta say, I am not liking this situation at all!! Will keep you all posted as long as battery lasts. It is like a light show right ...
... s birthplace in Hodgenville, Kentucky, before heading on to Mammoth Caves. Mammoth Caves has the distinction of being the longest cave system in the world, with over 400 miles of documented tunnels. We did 2 miles of them. It was pretty impressive.
On to St. Louis, MO tomorrow. It is a 6 hour drive but it is supposed to rain tomorrow, so we will see how far we decide to go!
... we found the River Walk Park that overlooks the Barren River. The park is very nice. Has a great paved walkway which is easy for handicap access..There are a lot of signs to learn about the area, the Civil War in the area and the history of the soldiers who fought here. Also history of the L & N Railroad.
So we arrived at Mammoth Caves a few minutes later (around 5:30pm) than when we had planned and unfortunately couldn't do the cave tour. We did get to see two small caves and venture on a short trail before leaving. From whatever little that we ...
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