Ruby Inn by the Sea
Travel Blogs from Jacksonville Beach
Our last day in Florida was spent in beautiful, historic, St. Augustine’s. A definite tourist attraction filled with lovely homes and lots of taverns, restaurants and shops. There are a couple cool looking sailing vessels there too. We had another fantastic meal in a restaurant called Harry’s Seafood. If you go, order the She Crab soup, it was the best I’ve ever eaten!
I thoroughly enjoyed spending time with ...
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7. Some albino peacocks
Then we went to the old fort, Castillo de San Marcos. This was built in 1695 to protect the town from pirate and other attacks. It was never captured by force. It was star shaped with walls constructed of limestone shell that wouldn't crack. And the walls were over 5m thick on the outside. It had a gun deck lined with canons and sentry posts and a mote.
... br> We saw lions, tigers, leopards, lynx, wolves, hyenas, bobcats and a porcupine. One jaguar had had a good life with his owner and got left there while his owner went on holiday but he never came back so the jaguar suffers from depression. There were more stories like this. All these animals could be walked on a leash.
We weren't allowed to take photos because it would scare the animals.
... all had a great time and headed back over to her house. What an absolutely beautiful home she has, right on the inter-coastal water way.
Lee and Leah have two very precious boys, Colin and Alden. They love to surf, fish and play lacrosse. Murphy, their dog is so loving. He loves carrying rocks in his mouth and dropping them in the pool. Then he gives ...
The porters know the drill, and wait patiently with their trolley's hoping that travellers will choose to pay them to take their luggage instead on paying for the baggage trolley's and doing it themselves. They were right! With most of us Australians towing kids and 8, 10, or even more bags...we needed their help! So, bags collected and off to the waiting chauffeur service. Hang on...we're sharing a van? Will we all fit?
There were plenty ...