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Travel Blogs from Foley
... for what felt like an eternity but was probably much shorter, our wonderful beach neighbors helped him back.
After the beach we took a scenic drive through the Gulf Shores National Seashore while the kids sacked out in the car. Then dinner and a great fireworks show on the bay! Great day in Florida and we're excited to get to Nora Carolina to see the Murphys tomorrow!
... was anything but enjoyable with toddlers surrounding our row. We dreaded the 6 hour layover in Miami, but the time went by rather quickly. We had initially thought that we would venture out of the airport and kill some time shopping, but after an hour and a half getting through customs and passport checks and a sudden rainstorm, we decided to explore what turned out to be a ...
... a big tip. If you are ever going to take the Mobile Bay ferry, I can recommend the meatball sandwich without hesitation.
From Fort Gaines, we drove to Gulfport, from which we will catch a ferry tomorrow to Ship Island and the last fort of the trip: Fort Massachusetts. This is the last bit of the National Seashore that we have to visit.
A great example of how history gets made and passed along in fictional form, rather ...
... 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 ...
... are miles of white sandy beaches, and lots of people using them. And yes lots of seafood restaurants and seafood stores. Last night we cooked 2 lbs of fresh shrimp on the BBQ. Mmm good!!! I think I have eaten seafood every meal since we got ...
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