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Week 15 BLOG
Monday August 11, 2014
This morning was spent relaxing at the camper. After lunch we headed into Biloxi and continued west on Highway 90 to "Beauvoir" The Jefferson Davis Home & Presidential Library. This was an unexpected find, as we were just sightseeing along the gulf coast. This is ...
... I-10 where we turned east to “Biloxi”, and a campground a few miles outside of the city, “Martin Lake Resort”. After setting up camp and cleaning up we headed into Biloxi and the “Boomtown Casino” for a little time at the slot machines; we also had a delicious combination
dinner here of ribeye steak and snow crab legs. Leaving the Boomtown Casino we visited the Golden Nugget, both casinos were the winners tonight.
... is thriving and the rebuilding is
beautiful, both at the State Park but also the coastal communities. Still though, there are many reminders of the
storm’s destruction and lots of stories from the locals of their trials and
We’ve enjoyed our
visit and now it’s on to New Orleans.
At 10:30am they were east of the Bay St. Louis bridge. They've decided to keep on motoring instead of trying to sail. As I understand it, to sail into the wind would require a lot of tacking back and forth to make forward progress, so they'll motor along for now.
I asked if they were eating well and Joe said they have ...
... to complete the restoration. The campsites are very nice, although a bit close together. Unusual for a state park, the have sewage hook-ups. All of this, plus outstanding scenery, for only $24 a night.
Lynnie and I walked through the park, admiring the new bath/shower buildings and the very expanse of it. Unfortunately, there are no trails now. The only one that existed went away with Katrina. It has been “cleared” ...