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Just passing through, so we didn't have to drive too much the next day. Plus better & cheaper hotel since it's in a smaller city. Took forever to drive here, roads were pitch-black & windy as we went around mountains and through parks. Staff was helpful and ...
... train car and was closed.
Thought we would miss the sunset due to clouds and all the trees on I-59 and we were surprised rolling into New Orleans by way of a very long bridge to gimpse the sun setting over the Orleans parish. Spectacular view.
It has been in the 90s and humid; gas has stayed around $3.50; food today consisted of custard, a chilli dog for me and pulled pork sandwich for D.
Today, is our last day in Montgomery, AL. Wee depart the hotel heading for the Civil Rights Memorial & Visitors Center and the Southern Poverty Center.
Renowned Artist Maya Lin created The Civil Rights Memorial from a passage that inspired her, which stated: "Until justice rolls down like water and righteousness like a mighty stream" (Amos 5: 24). This Scripture was also quoted often by none other than ...
... paragraph. We visited the shotgun shack of Elvis' birth and hopped back in the car and headed for Birmingham, AL. We were wiped. The kids ate and had a swim then we were all tuckered out. Night john-boy Crash! Bang! Boom! Loudest severe thunderstorm we ever heard. Knocked out our power but not our camper. We stayed dry and warm (cause we had no power) and safe. We survived to tell about it ;) Ciao for now! -Jill and all her ...
... and their barbeque sauce.
Jim 'n Nick's Bar-B-Que for dinner (recommended by another Birmingham couple we met; catfish the best anywhere). Wanted to sample as much as possible and Michael, our waiter, was wonderful! Cheese biscuits yummy; hot links starter with pimento cheese delicious; 4-meat ...
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