Days Inn - Picayune
Travel Blogs from Picayune
Traveled from The Woodlands, TX to New Orleans, LA today. We hit some rain and it looks like more rain is on the way for tonight and tomorrow. If that's the case, we will move on to the Panhandle of FL for a few days to our favorite beach in Destin (weather permitting).
... Jess and I couldn't stop buying toys for these kids, they are going to be so spoiled that's for sure! We have brought down so much that we only had 3 pounds to spare between both of our checked bags. And then we still have our two backpacks and two carry-ons, most of it being for the children! We are fixing to board the plane, please keep us in your prayers! We will try to post when we arrive!!
Beth and Jess
6 days to go, 5 bags packed, 4 weeks visiting, 3 hours of flying, 2 excited girls, and 1 mission!
The days are flying by so quickly and there's still so much to do! Beth and I feel a little crazy leaving when we are. She's in Disney until the day before we leave and I'm in a wedding the day before too! We're officially crazy, but we might as well do it while we're young!
The bag situation has gotten a little out of hand! I have 30 ...
... bed. At night, we split our time between meeting the benefactors and visiting their homes and hanging out with the older students. We pray every night as a group and review the day. We usually go to bed early because we wake up so early. On Saturdays the kids do get to play, do crafts, and catch up on homework. On Sundays everyone attends mass in the main church and the kids are visited by a group of college students who play games with them.
... The boat went into Honey Island Swamp
where we saw hundreds of migrating ibis, a very large alligator, turtles, snakes,
and flora and fauna of the swamp described by a knowledgeable guide, Fun,
Fun, Fun!! Wish you were here.
Tomorrow we head for the coast and a brief stop at a casino to aid the Miss.
economy, then on to Gulf Shores, AL. TTYL