Leaving on a jet plane…

Baggages

Some of you who have been following our travels may have noticed we ‘ve been putting on the miles since we left Arizona and headed east in late January.  One of the reasons is that I’ll be visiting family in the Philippines for a month and for various reasons we had planned my departure from Charlotte, NC.  In fact, by […]

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Even more things to do at Perdido Key, FL

We were surprised to learn how many things there are to do here at this barrier island, Perdido Key, FL.  More than 60% of it’s 16 miles is set aside as protected land and off limits to development, making it one of the last remaining unblemished stretches of wilderness in the Florida panhandle.  This means opportunities for outdoor fun are […]

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Southern Sojourn – Gulf Shores, AL

Mobile Bay Ferry

We did something a bit different upon leaving Dauphin Island for our next destination, Gulf Shores, AL.  You see, the ferry is taking only cars and motorcycles right now; no RV’s.  So, Steve had to drive Betsy 85 miles along the Alabama Scenic Byway (not a bad gig) while I simply hopped a ferry ride across Mobile Bay to Gulf Shores – […]

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The Missions of San Antonio

Church at Mission San Jose

Besides the River Walk, there are several other touristy things to do while in San Antonio.  We were lucky to be able to take two tours – a personal one with Susan and Bob of Travel-Bug, and a paid one by Alamo Tours.  Our opinion – unless you are lucky enough to be friends with Susan and Bob, you’re better off […]

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The River Walk – San Antonio, Texas

When Susan of Travel Bug knew we were heading east and would pass thru Texas, she recommended the River Walk in San Antonio.  What’s more interesting is that they were staying at the park where we planned to live during our stay.  Yet another blogger to meet in person! When we arrived there our new friends, Susan and Bob, graciously gave […]

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