Posts from June 2022

Dauphin Island, Alabama

This dog-friendly barrier island is located three miles south of Mobile Bay in the Gulf of Mexico. Visitors arrive on a three-mile-long bridge to enjoy the warm Gulf waters,

Resilient Small Town: Africatown, Alabama (pop. 2,000)

Even after the United States outlawed the importation of enslaved labor in 1807, smugglers continued to bring captured West Africans across the


After checking in to my hotel — The Admiral in downtown Mobile — I drove off in search of the USS Alabama (, which is the main (not only) attraction at Battleship