Archive: April 2013


On the way to New Orleans we decided to swing by and tour the battleship, USS Alabama. It’s roughly an hour from Gulf Shores, just outside Mobile, AL. This experience was phenomenal! There are several planes, helicopters, tanks, etc. on the grounds and you may self tour the battleship and a submarine, the USS Drum. […]


We love it when our friends stalk us because they hook us up with places to stay along the way. Two families we met at the rally, the Travaglino’s and the Burrell’s, were already in Alabama when they found out we were headed their way, so we changed course from Mobile to Gulf Shores. The […]


Just when we thought it would never happen…we made it! With all the fickle weather, and car troubles setting our schedule back we were starting to wonder if Florida had a hold on us. White sand beaches, high rise condos and hotels, this is not what I expected Alabama to look like. I guess I […]


We stayed at a cozy little park very convenient to downtown Tallahassee, appropriately named Tallahassee RV Park. Many of the residents were long timers; our neighbor had been there 3 years. Its a private setting with trees along the perimeter, but the rigs are packed in tight together. With awnings extended they miss the rig […]


How much is a toad worth? For us, the car itself gives us priceless freedom…but we ended up paying double what we had originally planned for: Cost of our in-excellent-condition 1998 Saturn SL2 that included a Blue Ox tow bar, base plate, full size spare tire, chains and automotive bra: ~$2800 Florida taxes, registration and license […]