Travel Blogs from Mobile
... Fortunately no serious injuries.
I continued on 98 scenic route, headed north and continued an enjoyable ride. Finally hit I-10 west and headed to Mobile Ala. en-route to Bayou La Batre.
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Glad to be staying at a hotel. It is so hot out here. It is 95 degrees but feels like 103. Yow! We were going to camp at a place with a water park but it is to hot. I was glad to here we were going to stay at a hotel. We went to visit Bret Favre's home town. Small. The town was called Kiln. We went out to eat at a sea food joint. Mmmmm yummy yummy. Awesome crawfish pie and very spicy. Tomorrow we are going to NEW ORLEANS!!! Yay. Please keep checking in. See ...
May 18, 2015
From: Mobile, AL
To: Giddings, TX
Time: 12 hours
Ben and I started our day in Mobile with great plans to ride directly to Vicksburg, MS and tour the civil war battle sight and national park. Little did we know that Mother Nature had a different plan for us. After checking the weather radar at breakfast, we decided to forego heading to Vicksburg and instead we would head west on I-10. By doing this we felt we could stay ...
... food or drink. Darn.
Shortly after that, we were at the battleship memorial on Mobile Bay. The battleship USS Alabama, is moored there in the fashion of the Queen Mary in Long Beach. I had seen it before in my previous motorcycle trips to this neck of the woods, but for one reason or another, never stopped.
Our original plan was to drive to our present location directly, then unhitch the Jeep and drive back to the battleship. I thought it ...
... 42,500 tons. Suzanne and I were very surprised that we could see so much of the ship and you take a self tour so you go at your own pace. We got our exercise in today as you go up and down a lot of stairs.
If you are ever in the Mobile area make sure you stop and see the USS Alabama. It was a great day!