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When traveling with 3 kids under 10 you start preparing months in advance! We have packed each person their own duffle bag, packed an extra bag for dirty laundry, and a carload of snacks and drinks that are corn free and fun. Also, each child was given a toiletry bag to hang from eat in front of them to keep toys and iPods in. Our hope is this will cut down on anyone stepping on their siblings beloved x, y, or ...
Today we push on from. Birmingham, Alabama to cross the State of Georgia from West to East. We will drive for about 4.5 hours today with Augusta as our final destination. Driving was good with a wee bit of misty rain at fiirst but finally blue skies and sunshine broke through. It was so wonderful to finally see some sunshine after several days ...
... Cotton plants that nornally are about 4 feet tall were only about 2 feet.
Aiken is a bigger version of Elora - a touristy town with lots of interesting little nooks and crannies. The roads in town are wide with overhanging branches. Must be pretty in the Spring as there are lots of magnolia trees and beautiful historic mansions. Good coffee shops and lots of antique shops. Quite the history here.
From what I read, there were three major ...
Drove 140 miles on 2.5 hours.
The purpose of this stop was to take a peak at the legendary Augusta National Golf Course, the home of the US Masters golf tournament.
The town itself is nondescript for such a famous location. Its hard to fathom where the spectators and media would stay during the tournament as its not a large town and dining and entertainment options are limited.
Year 2, Days 25 - 28 - Ok, just kidding about the Brothel!! But Arlen had a great list of fun restaurants for us to try. The Biker Bar was especially fun - but when "Big Red" paid for a round of drinks, I feared for my life (just kidding). Apparently, we were the first "ladies" to enter that night and he took pity of us, I think - but how nice!!
Aiken has a lot of Hilton Head Island transplants - for the nice weather - brick houses - and a nice downtown area ...