Suwannee Gables Motel and Marina
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... of a waterbed. We had basically set up our tent in a hole so it wasn't a great situation. We discussed for a while what we were going to do about it before finally waking up our tour guide and moving all of our stuff out of the tent and underneath a pavilion. We spent the night laying on benches trying to catch any shut eye that we could. While laying there I had a small visitor in the form of a frog on my bench which didn't go down well at ...
... up on the events of the day. We order a yummy breakfast for a reasonable price and are not disappointed. Further up the road we stop at small post office in Salem, FL so Sue M can mail a package for a friend. The friendly clerk asks is she can buy some South African coins from Sue for her son the coin collector. She is thrilled when Sue donates several denominations of coins for the collection. Eventually we turn on ...
... and had lunch, planning to take off on our walk shortly after my post-prandial nap. (Fancy doctor word; sorry.) She visited a bit with Lisa, our daughter, and then we were all set to go.
BUT, and that's a big BUT...the Rains came. And didn't it rain children? For about three hours with thunder to boot. I got so loud in the coach that I couldn't concentrate well enough to enjoy reading. No data service here, so no internet... ...
... this big wide, slow, beautiful river became the backdrop to our favorite camping spot during the entire trip.
The place we stayed had a boardwalk that took us about half a mile over cypress swamp, out to a private dock along the river. Check out the pictures below to see just how peaceful and lovely this spot was! We felt like we found a truly serene panacea, and it was like a balm to our tired bodies. We spent many a day and night walking out ...
... After the photo op, we flagged down an approaching cyclist and she confirmed it was a coral snake. She introduced herself as Dr. Suzann Cornell, the principal of a charter school in Chiefland. We talked for a while and asked about the motel we were heading to. She recommended going to Chiefland, but we said we didn't think we could make it ten more miles especially riding after dark with coral snakes, wild ...