We are back from our vacation to the gulf coast of Alabama (aka the “Redneck Riviera”). We had a great time as a family and will have lots of memories.
Son always has a good time. He also carries a book with him wherever he goes. That’s a good habit to have.
We cooked a couple shrimp dinners while we were there using fresh caught shrimp. We dined out on our balcony.
For the first time we explored Gulf State Park on bike. It is a sprawling park with beaches, lakes ponds, miles of trails, and multiple access points from the surrounding community.
We had a lot of fun and got to do some active relaxing.
Heather and Logan went on their parasailing adventure the other day. I didn’t go, the pics were taken by a boat hand.
And then way up there!
Before coming down for a little shark dip, and then the credit card went though and they went up again.
While they were up there, I went to the beautiful Gulf State Park’s Backwoods Trail.
And found some geocaches. No snakes, no bug bites (thanks DEET), but a few thorn scratches.
Heather and I have taken several long beach walks along the Gulf underneath everchanging skies.
And I have been crushing beers in the surf. That is what us guys do, we crush our beers. We have found some decent beer here finally. Alabama is a bigger beer wasteland than Oklahoma.
And I found me a friend at the fishing pier at Gulf Shores. I’m not much of birdwatcher except for the big ones like this Brown Pelican.
Today, we are going on a Segway nature tour of the Gulf State Park. I’ll give you a report later.