Uncle Sam's Hotel
Travel Blogs from LaPlace
"The things that capsize you usually happen on an idle Tuesday." (Ben the Aussie) Strange being back in a place you have bad memories of. Los Angeles was my last stop on the same trip I met Fran on, eight years ago. I was staying in a hostel called Uncle Sam's On The Beach, run by a huge black guy called Sam, who wore a gold medallion and hugged me …
... Louis J., came from. This fellow was a photo-birder too, so we had a quiet visit. The boardwalks are slippery, especially in the shaded areas, due to the dew, so to speak. On return to our site, we noticed that nearly everyone in sight was packing up and heading out for their homes. With a great view of the Dump Station, we got to see just how many folks were hitting the road. I went outside to catch a bit of sun and "rest my eyes", ...
... back to the city by myself in the tour bus.
I got a Sprite since I hadn't been able to eat for two days and a nice Australian girl gave me some chips of which I managed to stomach a handful. I was feeling worse and worse though as the night wore on and it got to the point where I knew this wasn't just a hangover anymore and I was really sick. Some girl told me the city had a boil order on tap water for the past two days, which I didnt know and had been filling up my ...
... 8217;t think Lynn would fancy holding my hand for that one. So I had to be tough! Random – Hey big sis! Remember when I was eight and you were 15 and you used to make me sleep with you because you were too scared, after we’d watched the SAME horror movie? WTF? What was an eight year old meant to do? ;)
Up again the next morning and we took the ...
... nightbus from Austin, and I plan to head out of here Wednesday, to stop somewhere before ending up in Nashville this weekend. Making plans as we speak. I really want to see Alabama, so I'm trying to find a good cheap place to stay in Alabama before Nashville.
I'm getting tired of taveling alone, so it'll be good to get to Nashville where Ashley is at, then Knoxville and Charleston with familiar faces.
Other places to stay in LaPlace
3900 Highway 51, LaPlace | 2 star hotelfrom $93
4284 Highway 51, LaPlace | 2 star hotelfrom $112
111 Jean Street , LaPlace | 2 star hotelfrom $110
4289 Main Street, LaPlace | 2 star hotelfrom $93
4288 Highway 51, LaPlace | 2 star hotelfrom $111
3912 Highway 51, LaPlace | 2 star hotelfrom $87