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Travel Blogs from Biloxi
You’d think the states of The South would be pretty similar
landscape wise... You’d be wrong. We entered Mississippi and instantly knew;
not because of the road signs but because of the swamp we saw! We also saw more
road kill... this time, a bear. Yes folks, the road kill down here isn’t just
Our journey from Montgomery was supposed to result in lunch
on the Gulf Coast in Mobile Alabama before heading into Mississippi... We knew
something had to go wrong somewhere and this was the day.
It was absolutely ******* it down with rain to the point it was dangerous to
drive. After the rain eased Dave noticed …
Is there anything more delicious than eating pizza on a hotel bed after driving 8 hours? I can tell you definitively- no. Today's goal was getting out of Florida. Hey, we succeeded! It went surprisingly well. The cats barely cried and mostly accepted their fate as backseat passengers (hopefully this will be the norm!) Now they are checking out the room and ...
... the sample platter which included 7 meats. Pretty delicious stuff.
To work off all those extra calories we spent the afternoon at the "Gulf Island National Seashore". Once again a national park that had no entrance fee, and thus our National Parks pass is redundant once more. The park was pretty much empty so we had the 3.25 mile hiking path all to ourselves. Sadly we did not ...
... stay in the water.
Steve drove the boat to another area to see if there were any more manatees to be found, the water was crystal clear in this area but no giant grey animals. He asked if anyone wanted to get in just to swim around that area but most of us were shaking with the shivers. One guy said he would go in but not if it was going to hold up everyone. No one else said anything and it was decided we would go back to the dock. ...