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Niceville to Steinhatchee Florida

We are sitting at the Tiki Bar at Sea Hag Marina, updating our blog (the wifi is better here). It's raining, so we are just hanging out and will probably leave tomorrow and head south again. We left Niceville last Sunday after having spent 5 days there. The local AGLCA harbor host are liveaboards who stay at that marina, so we got to experience the perks of getting to know them. A wonderful couple who introduced us to "little beers" during docktales, and brought us sight seeing in Destin.  They made our stay there very memorable. The courtesy car we had access to also left us with a lasting impression... Destin, FL: We stopped and anchored near Panama City, in Pearl Bayoo next. The destruction caused by last years hurricane Micheal is still visible. Boats washed up on shore, broken trees, buildings still being repaired... It's sad to see. Popular marinas are still operating, but are not to full strength yet. When we

Louisiana - Road trip to New Orleans and Lafayette (January 2019)

Going on a road trip! While we were waiting for a good weather window to leave Demopolis AL back in January, we decided to take a little road trip to New Orleans (NOLA) and Lafayette!  It's been a bucket list item for years! Since we still had the rental car, with unlimited mileage, we were like "what the heck, lets go!" We had the wheels and the time. We got a hotel room just of the Old French Quarter in NOLA, so we were able to walk to many of the "must see" places that we've heard about.  NOLA French Quarter      NOLA Sculpture Garden               NOLA Mardi Gras World !               NOLA other photos           We did a quick detour to Lafayette while we where there. We wanted to go see a bit of the "Acadian" history sites. We didn