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... tell about each lady and her life and family. It was a nice change from the typical beauty pageants that you see.
While there a lady told us about the "Genealogy Booth." We had missed it on our way in. We stopped by on the way out and seated at the table was E. Russ Williams. He is a noted genealogist on this area, and has published many books which are used by genealogists researching this area. One is "Kinsmen All." He ...
... Jemima Morris Franklin Magee, settled in 1811.
We set up our tent, picking our site carefully AWAY from the river and lakes available as we read numerous signs nearby- "DO NOT FEED THE ALLIGATORS." We were the only ones in a tent- the rest of the campers had wisely opted for travel trailers. We drove to nearby Covington for dinner, then retired in our tent to the sound of a persistent hoot owl, but no alligator invasions.
As a family tradition we always stop at the Mississippi Welcome Center for a break.
Jesse and Penelope got to check out the grass area and picnic tables.
Gabriel got to learn how to hookup the RV to the sewer system and clean out the poop.
Zahra and Gabriel tried to convince us to let them drive the RV. NOT!! Get in the Back!
... the genuinely nice people. Not to come as a surprise I enjoyed the outdoor adventures the most. The bike rides, rice boats, my day as an elephant trainer, the cuddly tigers, the hair raising white water rafting and the snorkeling. It was really a wonderful trip. We all had an outstanding time. Next trip....... No planes, no trains, no taxis and no speed boats! There will be clean water, English and NO haggling! Until our next adventure! Heather Sent from my ...
We went down to the water and got into our flat bottomed boat. Almost immediately some alligators came along, I would say that as they get fed regularly by the team they know what to expect, but the are free to roam the waterways. It seems that the tour operators use cheap frankfurter sausages and marshmallows to encourage the beasts to turn up and it seems to work very well, and we soon had them snapping at the boat.
After a while we moved off further up river to ...
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