Holiday Inn Express Monticello
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
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Larry came here to bring Sue to the airport, so we spent our first night here going out to dinner with him and then relaxing by the shore of the Arkansas River, watching the dancing lights on the bridges and the occassional barge.
... steak with grilled shrimp. Paul had steak and a stuffed jacket potato which he said was really good.
Next day I went to mass at the local Catholic church St. Mark's.
The folk there were very friendly and I was cordially welcomed as soon as I stepped into the church. The priest was a missionary one with a grest sense of humour.
After brekky, we thought we'd better go do some sight ...
... to shore and returned the canoe. After our little excursion, we packed up camp, and took our showers. Shane went and found one of the geocaches hidden in the park while he was waiting on me. Then we hit the road. We had lunch in the town of Monticello at an Italian restaurant called Panorama Ristorante. We split a sausage pizza and both had side salad, both were good. We made our way to Pine Bluff which was going to ...
... all over the posts for the board walk- Shane had maybe a little too much fun playing with their shells, we moved a couple around so we could get a good picture. On the way back to the car we saw a couple of multicolored almost fluorescent lizards, with the brightest blue tails I've ever seen. By this time, it was time to find some lunch. Surprisingly for a town of ~12,000 people there didn't seem to be many options for lunch. We found a ...
... Banjo Pizza'. We didn't ask about the name but were curious. Okay pizza but the place was full of little league baseball teams. Great, I said. We were happy to find it - kids and all - as the options were very limited. We saw a sign advertising a bbq place that we thought we'd try, but as follows our road-trip-bbq-karma, the place was closed. Abandoned, really. But not burned down as had been our experience.