We wrapped up our days in the Tampa Bay area with a few more fun stops. Our hosts were amazing tour guides and made sure that every day was packed with fun, adventures and food. We went to the local power plant to look in their canal. I mean seriously, if you are a nasty, … More Manatees, Dali and food trucks!
We have been in 4 states in the past week, and they all have a few things in common: 1. bugs (gnats, mosquitos, maybugs, spiders, ticks) 2. rain (unexpected, sneak attacks of good, hard rain) 3. thick, lush greenery (lawns, shrubs, roadsides, swamps, bayous, campgrounds) 4. raccoons (waiting until we are all asleep to begin their thievery … More Working our way across the “Deep South” of the USA!
When traveling along the road we sometimes find some great opportunities. This was one of them. Things all worked out perfectly for us to arrive in Biloxi in time to relax for a day at a beautiful campsite and enjoy the bayou near our campground. We walked the dogs all around. Rode our bikes throughout the park … More Biloxi and a VW show!
This is a busy city when it comes to commerce. Most visitors only see the commercial side of town, so they do it well. The large chain hotels have situated themselves effectively to host huge conferences all week long. The small, private hotels are prepared to host families and small events. All of this brings … More New Orleans – Crescent City – The Big Easy
We stopped through Baton Rouge to check out the USS Kidd, Navy Destroyer. Mike does love his military history! This one is floating in the Mississippi River. We located an excellent RV spot, just off the highway and near downtown. It is called Baton Rouge Equestrian Center or … More A brief visit to Baton Rouge
While in the area of the Atchafalaya Swamp, there are a few things that really cannot be missed. Since we already took care of a few of those things, we had one more to do. Here is the swamp list. THINGS TO DO IN THE SWAMPS= ⊗ EAT CRAWDADS (thanks CJ and Abel) ⊗ TASTE GATOR (thanks … More Swamp tour= the Atchafalaya
We drove out of Texas and started to see sunshine! Finally the skies had some blue and we could open a few windows. It took us over three weeks to get there, but finally….. Louisiana! We had another small ferry ride to get across an intercoastal waterway- but these folks did not care about our … More In the Louisiana swamps and bayous!
We spent our last few days in Houston meeting some great people, eating some good food and seeing some interesting places. Here are a few of our highlights! Among the Tex-Mex dishes we sampled, this one left a mark. A stuffed, fried avocado!! This is a half of an avocado, peeled. Stuffed with chunks of seasoned … More Houston, it’s a wrap!
A couple of you have asked about the heater we are using so I thought I could feature it and share it around the forums. It works great for us! We were seeking something that used reasonable amounts of propane and put out optimal BTUs of heat. We also did not want a heater that … More Things are heating up in here!
Our last post shared the change in plans that befell us at Slowcarfasthouse. Geneva and the dogs have been trying to busy themselves in a concrete-camping RV park. Laundry. Hair cut. Dinner. Walks. And…………………… We are so glad that Mike comes back today! … More What we do when Mike is away!