Travel Blogs from Fulton
... then headed to Tupelo, Mississippi. We weren’t crazy about driving at night but God blessed us with a beautiful light show. And then it rained…. But we are settled in our Tupelo hotel now looking forward to another full day tomorrow.
... speed of 5.5 mph. Locks here are very close together and like before we were blessed to pass through the next 2 with no delays.
We turned off the main channel into another locally marked one taking us to Aberdeen Marina for the night. We were the only transient boat there that night.
A very interesting place. The dock building sits between the water and a road. There is ...
So there we were on another beautiful morning at Bay Springs.
At 7 AM I called the lock operator on the radio and asked about traffic and was rewarded with none and he would make the chamber ready for us. We were underway by 7:30 and drove right into the lock. The same held true for the next 2 locks. Drive right in and drop down and keep going.
A possible planned stop was at ...
Today started off with the yummy breakfast stuff that we picked up yesterday in Iuka (at the 'local' grocer of course!); at this point our bodies were craving Greek yogurt with fresh berries. getting to down to business, Larry started changing a flat tire on Devon's bike. Although we filled all of the tires yesterday, a stitch in time saves nine so we checked the pressure this morning, and Devon's rear tire was about 8 psi low. Sure enough ...
... can do so much better. I will be
writing a letter to the Mississippi tourism bureau – I doubt it will help, but I want them to know that my impression of much of that state is it's very backward in many ways, like stepping back in time,
but not to the good old days... there is a lot of beauty in Mississippi, but I would find it hard to go back and spend much time there knowing what I would be confronted with regarding their citizens' treatment of animals.
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed