Super 8 Hammond
Travel Blogs from Hammond
Well the 1st post will start with the count down. Just over 12 hours from departure and still lots of stuff to do.
When one thinks of a vacation, it is usually thoughts about "getting away", seeing places and doing things that take you away from stress of work and everyday life and most of all; relaxing.
This trip will meet most all of those things with the exception of "relaxing". It should be a fair trade-off to see the ...
We crossed into Louisiana today. State number 6. Th last few days have been a little trip down through memory lane in East Texas where I lived. I was able to catch up with a dear lady who I had not even in touch with since she came to visit Christchurch in 1989, she is now 91 and is legally blind, but still has such a wonderful sense of humour and caring soul. We spent a night with friends in Houston and met two of the four grand ...
... it to stop. Well in this case, we couldn't wait all day, but we did manage to get most of it completed during a brief lull. We were on the road by 9:30.
We ran in and out of rain all day and I think that made it seem like such a long day. We actually only drove about 20 miles further than yesterday, but it just seemed like so much further.
We stopped along the road to wait for the Ellerbrocks to fill their motorhome and we switched drivers. About 10 miles ...
... as many big amps. Well, we saw Fred's and then went on over to Eunice and caught the tail-end of a traditional jam. Got back on the road with the idea of going to another jam further south. One problem: the interstate had been closed due to ice on the 12+ miles of road elevated over the swamp. Stopped at the Visitor Info in Lafayette to find out that we really "couldn't get there from here." One of the women there went on line and told ...
... lazy susan and Grandma in her chair facing the kitchen. And I realized how right it is that I’m starting everything out here, where my blood runs deep. Out among the tombstones as the slanted light began to fade, I felt a surprising tenderness rising, not just for those I knew – Uncle Larry, Great Granma Susie, Aunt Bridget, the Zeiglers and the Joneses – but also all those unknown to me but still kin, all the stories that feed into and influence my story. ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking