Mogan'S South Seas Motel
Travel Blogs from Gulf Shores
... he made my picture. Josh is getting to be a good photographer. When we all went down to the beach, he made pix of his Daddy and me in our almost-matching hats.
Oh my - this is getting pretty long! Just a couple more beach pix from this afternoon's walk, and we'll call this 'un done. If I see anything else interesting, it can go onto tomorrow's.
Back to Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea. What horrors will the Seaview face tonight???
... and there, Larry saw another surprise: A Plantation Frog. Well, probably that isn't the scientific name for this critter, but he doesn't look much like any frogs we've seen at home. See photo of frog.
Larry & Josh were planning a fishing trip today, at the Intracoastal Canal. When I was a child, this canal was where Daddy and Mina loved to fish. One never knew what kind of critter would bite the hook. ...
... Now Josh and I had to stash our loot back into the Explorer before we could head into the fort. Construction on Fort Morgan began in 1819, and it was used by the Alabama Militia to defend Mobile Bay (not very successfully) during the Civil War. It was used during World War II as coastal defense, then deactivated in 1946. I s'pose I "discovered" Fort Morgan in the early 1950's - I can't remember not being ...
... right? We had been faithful all Feast and here we were stuck without a vehicle, barely able to get it back to the shop. Turns out it needed a new alternator as well, which brings us to our current state. We have had no choice but to stay two extra nights, and may be needing to stay an additional night to get our car up to standards.
Did I mention we were pretty much car-less all Feast? We had to ride with my in-laws anywhere we needed or wanted to ...
... FL to Gulf Shores, AL (390 miles)
up highway 19 then left along hwy 98 across the Florida panhandle into
Alabama. We were fortunate to have perfect weather riding through the
Florida bayous and along the Gulf Coast. Tomorrow - New Orleans!
Other places to stay in Gulf Shores
3049 W. First Street, Gulf Shores | 2 star motelfrom $78