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Gulf Breeze, Florida – October 25, 2014

Day 239 Miles Today: 31 SM; Total Miles: 4,554 SM Locks Today: 0 ; Total Locks: 103 After four days in Orange Beach, it was time to head east. At 8:10 a.m. we untied the lines and left the Marina for the GICW. It would be a short trip today and the weather continued to […]

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Marsh grass, pine trees and palms ---wonderful!

The Wharf Marina, Orange Beach, Alabama – October 24, 2014

Day 238 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 4,523 SM Locks Today: 0 ; Total Locks: 103 Not much to report today. Gina couldn’t seem to shake that pesky cold so she went to the walk-in clinic in Orange Beach. With some good antibiotics, she should be on the mend soon. Later Steve got a […]

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Orange Beach, Alabama – October 22-23, 2014

Day 236-237 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 4,523 SM Locks Today: 0 ; Total Locks: 103 It’s been a couple of days of R & R, laundry and boat chores. We’ve enjoyed staying at this Marina. There are several restaurants, shopping, a Ferris wheel and a Cinema and each night they have a light […]

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The Wharf Marina, Orange Beach, Alabama – October 21, 2014

Day 235 Miles Today: 39 SM; Total Miles: 4,523 SM Locks Today: 0 ; Total Locks: 103 Just after sunrise we untied the lines from the dock and headed out the Dog River into Mobile Bay. The forecast called for a moderate chop. It was another beautiful, sunny day and we had a nice 3-1/2 […]

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Mobile, Alabama – October 20, 2014

Day 234 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 4,484. SM Locks Today: 0 ; Total Locks: 103 It was an easy day at Dog River Marina. We borrowed the courtesy car and went to Home Depot and Rite-Aid Phamacy. Gold Loopers Todd and Paula Sue on Ocean Breeze came into the marina along with Gold […]

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Island Time leaving Tensas River (photo taken by Jackie on Eufloria)

Mobile, Alabama – October 19, 2014

Day 233 Miles Today: 53 SM; Total Miles: 4,484 SM Locks Today: 0 ; Total Locks: 103 It was a beautiful sunrise at Tensas River and at 7:10 a.m., we untied the lines from Young at Heart and they pulled the anchor. No Schedule headed out before us and Eufloria, Crews Control and Bon Foeyage […]

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Island Time at sunrise waiting to leave

At anchor on the Tensas River, Alabama – October 18, 2014

Day 232 Miles Today: 82 SM; Total Miles: 4,431 SM Locks Today: 1; Total Locks: 103 It was an early morning again with the alarm going off at 5 a.m. The 7 boats at Bobby’s Fish Camp wanted to get to the Coffeeville Lock by first light. The Hatteras was tied up on the dock […]

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Our dinner  group at Bobby's Fish Camp

Bobby’s Fish Camp, Silas, Alabama – October 17, 2014

Day 231 Miles Today: 97 SM; Total Miles: 4,349 SM Locks Today: 1 ; Total Locks: 102 The alarm went off at 5:00 a.m. for our planned 6:15 a.m. departure with 6 other boats. We wanted to be at the lock by daybreak since we had a 97 mile day to Bobby’s Fish Camp. A […]

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