Travel Blogs from Port Arthur
Howdy Partner, wow I've been in Texas for too long I need to get out of here. But first we stopped at Big Thicket National Park. I even became a Junior Ranger there. So we went for a hike and at the end we saw a dog trapped in the bathroom. My dad let it out and gave it some water. It ...
... while taking care of some business in the bushes...a bobcat ran up on me...now that would have made a good picture...too bad I was pre-occupied. And finally...we braved the MOBS of people including a bus full from Houston. Yeah you know it is a good place to bird when they build a grandstand (see photo). Out of principle, I refused to sit in the grandstand with 200 of my closest friends. Probably the best danger moment occured when ...
... song goes " Hold me closer Tony Danza ...."
We had the bar singing those words :) GOLD !
After dancing up a storm to Sweet Child O Mine and Thunderstuck to name a few, we had a few complimentary shots from the barman and settled the bill, a massive $38 each (for food and booze). Crazy.
The boys retired around 2.00am and headed back to the rooms for a debrief and a cup of tea.
Brilliant night which couldn't have been choreographed better.
Over and ...
... here are nowhere near as friendly as we've seen in our travels. I miss that.
Then we hit the Dubya Store near us in Lumberton. More excitement, especially when Lynn started looking at sandals. I excused my self and did some serious thumb twiddling.
The weather remains warm, but it's cloudy and could give us more rain. I realize that it's been "warm" in Helena, but this place more than rivals Helena for the GREEN. ...
... and sweet blue skies showing. The traffic got a bit hectic around St. Charles, still in Louisiana. The turn signal definitely does NOT work when you get closer to Texas. Must have something to do with the independence of such folk. We had no close calls, but I believe that most folks really don't want to run into a motorhome anyway.
We stopped at the Texas Welcome Center and Lynn replaced her well-worn map from our easterly journey through ...
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3000 Jimmy Johnson Blvd, Port Arthur | 1 star motelfrom $59