Travel Blogs from Alexandria
One week from today I will walk out of the office, start running around like crazy because I just remembered things I still need to get done and then start packing. Saturday I'll check and recheck my list of things I want to make sure I take....camera, phone charger, tablet, plenty of underwear, sunscreen, sunglasses.....then feel horrible because it will be time to drop Cartman off for boarding. Then it will be early ...
After a short 4 hour drive from Dallas we made it to our campsite in Louisiana. We are pretty central in Louisiana staying in a national park right on a lake. Assuming there are no alligators it will be refreshing to swim in it because the humidity here is not very fun. We met our camp hosts at the campground and there were about as typical southerners as you could be. They had a sandwich size ziploc of chewing tobacco that I'm pretty sure they finished in about an hour. They ...
After a light shower overnight (we stayed dry), today was absolutely perfect. We relaxed all day, doing our own little things. Sherry read her book on a float in the water, Debby laid on her lawn chair in the sun, and I went for a long walk exploring the campground. We had grilled pork chops (not squirrel) for dinner, with wild rice, and French cut green beans with sautéed onions and mushrooms. The bathhouse showers are nasty here (thank God for shower shoes) and tonight was ...
... on Booker (she was being too quiet)...and there she was, holding every dollar of our accumulated cash in her little hands WITH THE WINDOWS WIDE OPEN! I very calmly (so as not to startle her) asked her if she thought it was a good idea to be playing with the money with the windows down. She innocently looked up at me and said, "I'm just looking at all of the presidents faces". That was pretty scary and priceless at the same ...
... a great part of it's route.
It was a lot more work than we had anticipated. With the temperature in the high sixties and the obvious humidity, it took it's toll, so to speak. We heard way more birds than we actually saw. They are extremely quick to disappear and must have learned their "dartiness" from the local drivers, or vise versa.
Back at the coach, we had lunch and I was forced to take a nap. When ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility