From April 2 to April 7, 2012
the Gulf Coast between Apalachicola & Barataria Bay
Dodge Grand Caravan
Discovered new and (more or less) safe places
to go snorkeling. Very calm Nola.
Scott, Jessica, & Andrew
Day 1: Starting in the afternoon,
to Fair Oaks Farm, IN, and then south into Birmingham. Day 2:
Across Alabama down a well-worn trail to Grayton Beach, FL. Found
private camping in Panama City. Day 3:
A stormy afternoon following a morning swimming in Wakulla Springs and
exploring St. Marks area. Camped in St. Andrews Beach SP. Day 4:
Spent the morning snorkeling the "Kiddie Pool" at St. Andrews in Panama
City and then headed to Pensacola Beach before a night in Biloxi's I.P.
Resort. Day 5: Morning sitting on the beach
of Biloxi and then camped on the shores of
Pontchartrain at Fountainbleau SP, LA. Had a nice evening in Nola. Day
Spent the morning in the French Quarter and then hiked Barataria
Preserve before heading north to Jackson. Day 7:
Drove along the Trace and then up into Memphis for lunch, hitting
Southernmost Illinois before dark.