Travel Blogs from Decatur
Holy guacamole! We just ran through Alabama! Right now, we are at 352 miles, which doesn't exactly land us in a town, but it does land us right past the Alabama / Tennessee border. This area and the past 20-30 miles have special meaning to me, because they are where my Granny and Daddy Joe (my father's parents) grew up and met.
The closest town ...
... to do something for this holiday period. So why not do a survey of German Christmas markets. With a couple surprise destinations added to the trip. We’ll get to those as time marches on…..
Kathy did the hard work, starting six months ago she pulled a European flight together, arranged accommodations in five major cities, the majority being apartments (short lease), and than she gets us home in time for Christmas Day. The challenge was my school ...
We slept very well last night due to the long day of travel and the boat rocking all through the night. Unfortunately, with winds in excess of 45 miles per hour we discovered we had drifted a a couple of hundred feet backwards. We are in a narrow cove with the water level not at full pool so this was a bit of a concern, especially with the winds being so relentless all day long. The anchor has held thus far but we checked our position frequently to be sure we were not drifting. It ...
We left Guntersville Marina this morning after pumping, dumping and filling up with water. Lucky for us, it was another gorgeous day with nary a cloud in sight. While the wind was a small issue as we left the marina, once we locked down Guntersville Lock, the water was like glass and it was smooth cruising most of the day. We were very fortunate in that the chambers at the lock were already filled and the gates open so we did not have to wait at all.
This was a good little stop. We only had about 3 hours there but we definitely got our fare share of rockets and space. Hugh loved it. He went on a mars mission and experienced a g-force simulator (it was a carnival ride!). We were up pretty north in Alabama do it was hot but no humidity. All you had to do was find ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking