Homewood Suites Pensacola-Arpt (Cordova Mall Area)
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Happy 4th of July!
We had a great time at Pensacola Beach! We got there at 9:45am and stayed until 3pm and even with a easy up shade, rash guard wearing and 3+ sunscreen applications we all got sunburn! But it was great, the sand was white, the water was clear and great temp, good/calm conditions and everyone could walk out a ways without it being too deep. We ...
... We hit some bad traffic just outside if Baton Rouge and lost us about an hour. Dinner stop in Biloxi Mississippi and then the last 120 miles to Pensacola! There were of course several other bathrooms stops sprinkled in there :) The kids went a little crazy when we got to our hotel, lots of pent up energy to burn but were happy and having a great time. We can't wait to hit the beach ...
... airport. Our flight was supposed to leave at 9pm, but the storms delayed that by about 2 hours. We were so exhausted, but tried not to sleep...to no avail. Our bodies were on Madrid time so that 11pm was really 5am!!! We finally got home after midnight and it was hard to settle down, but we eventually did.
Our girls trip to Europe was amazingly wonderful ...
... it today, and, apparently, it is the only one of 42 forts built to protect the coast from invaders of which nothing remains. Fort McHenry in Baltimore is one of those 42. If you are interested in this topic, there is an interesting article here. Seeing several of these forts really gives you a good idea of how much money and effort went into trying to defend the young United States in the wake of ...
Oh-and the Wahoos were wearing the ugliest uniform shirts I ever saw, but it turned out that these were special to-be-auctioned-off jerseys to raise money for the local art museum which is having a show by some guy who builds things out of Legos. (I am not making this up.) The yellow thing on the back of the shirts is one of his creations. Check it out for yourself here.
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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