The Cliffs Lodge
Travel Blogs from Mentone
Our drive from Kentucky took us briefly through the Northeast corner of Alabama, where we saw our first cotton fields. It was amazing seeing those fields of pure white. I had never seen anything like it. Kat made me go into someone's field and grab some for her to keep as a souvenir. We gradually wound our way down to Cave Spring, GA to camp, which is about an hour NW of Atlanta.
The campground in Cave Spring was fine, except for two things: Georgia Bulldogs ...
... times of Martha Berry. She was an incredible person with unshakeable faith. I recommend viewing the movie about her life at the museum, because it’s extremely well done. There is also the Shorter University Museum and Archives, detailing its beginning as a Cherokee Baptist Female College and continuing up to the present day.
There is a large selection of restaurants in downtown Rome, so ...
... NOT ONE BUG
… UNREAL. SO, THAT WAS WONDERFUL,
IN IT SELF! WE WALKED AROUND AFTER
WE FIRST GOT THERE ALSO, DOWN TO THE MARINA. PEOPLE EVERYWHERE SEEMED
TO BE JOYOUS… ENJOYING ONE ANOTHER. I LOVE THE SOUTH. LORD, PLEASE KEEP
US AND KEEP ALL OF US TOGETHER AS AMERICANS! I BELIEVE, IF YOU ARE AN AMERICAN AND DID NOT SEEK OUT FOR YOURSELF THE TRUE MEANING ...
From Hot springs we ventured to Little Rock and Memphis. An ice storm had hit Nashville the night before and we decided to take the North Alabama route US 72 rather than I 40. We passed an enormous container/rail/barge facility at Memphis and the rivers seemed to be high already. ...
... OF THE
DIFFERENT SPECIES OF BIRDS THAT WERE
CHIRPING AND SQUAWKING... WHICH MADE
EACH SOUND SO DISTINCT. I ESPECIALLY
LOVE THIS CELEBRATION EACH YEAR. WE
REALLY HAD A WONDERFUL TIME THIS DAY.
I HOPE WE ARE BLESSED WITH HEALTH AND
MANY MORE MEMORIES ON THE SPECIAL DAY.
IT WAS SWEET SORROW LEAVING BUT THIS
FADED AS WE ENJOYED A GREAT
BREAKFAST AT CRACKER ...