Travel Blogs from Athens
Holy guacamole! We just ran through Alabama! Right now, we are at 352 miles, which doesn't exactly land us in a town, but it does land us right past the Alabama / Tennessee border. This area and the past 20-30 miles have special meaning to me, because they are where my Granny and Daddy Joe (my father's parents) grew up and met.
The closest town ...
... to do something for this holiday period. So why not do a survey of German Christmas markets. With a couple surprise destinations added to the trip. We’ll get to those as time marches on…..
Kathy did the hard work, starting six months ago she pulled a European flight together, arranged accommodations in five major cities, the majority being apartments (short lease), and than she gets us home in time for Christmas Day. The challenge was my school ...
... in his floating office and then puttered around the boat. The man cannot sit still. It was cold enough that a big crock pot of steak chili seemed a good idea. And it was. Yummmmmm.
The wind has yet to let up. The weather station said it should have died down by 4 pm central time but it is still blowing pretty hard. Lots of water slapping against the hull. Tonight's temperature is supposed to drop to the twenties. We will definitely have to leave on the heat. We also had ...
... The first few miles of Wheeler Lake were breath taking, with high bluffs and good color on the fall foliage. Early on, we passed this particularly stunning wall called Painted Bluff due to its brown and yellow rock. It was about 350 feet high and one of the highest bluffs on the entire river system. I also saw the first bald eagles of the trip as a pair landed in a tree on the bluff. There were water fowl galore all down the river and especially in the ...
... a cake walk. They did first aid training and water recoveries. Their helicopter crashed in a swamp and they had to make their way out helping their injured team members (as there isn't a scratch on them I assume this was a drill).
Space Camp saw Number 1 creating plans for a moon base with his team and then standing up to present their ideas. They created heat shields ...
How has this lodge rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed