Travel Blogs from Saint Augustine, United States

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Historic St. Augustine, St. Augustine, United States travel blog

Historic St. Augustine

A travel blog entry by 9lives

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... Verde - a spot we much preferred to either Atlantic or Neptune Beaches. Went by Sawgrass Golf Course - very ritzy. Made St. Augustine early afternoon and finally found the Visitor's Centre where we got the low down on several of the more than 24 ...

Daytona to St Augustine, St. Augustine, United States travel blog

Daytona to St Augustine

A travel blog entry by cainrvtrip

... the Verizon Broadband Card for a working one, paying bills and mailing cards and package to baby Elizabeth.   Drove to St. Augustine and stayed 10 miles south west of SA at Faver-Dykes State park, it has the look of old Florida.  Little ...

The Sunshine State, Saint Augustine, United States travel blog

The Sunshine State

A travel blog entry by bellethorpe

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... no traffic so we just enjoyed the drive.   On route we stopped off at St. Augustine, which is the oldest permanent settlement in the United States.  Though Ponce de Leon touched ground here in 1513, European settlement didn't begin until ...

Flor-i-da timez, Saint Augustine Beach, United States travel blog

Flor-i-da timez

A travel blog entry by henniterness

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... the 1st stop of my globe-trotting adventure, but might as well use it as a test run, right? I am currently in St. Augustine, Florida with my two high school girl friends Christine and Manu, Stine's hubby Tobi and daughter Anouk. The last time we gals all ...

Dschungel und Nordsee an einem Tag, Saint Augustine, United States travel blog

Dschungel und Nordsee an einem Tag

A travel blog entry by larry87

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Über die Bridge of Lions sollte es morgens zum Anastasia State Park gehen. Da sich die Brücke aber als Klappbrücke entpuppte, verzögerte sich unser Gang auf die Halbinsel um ca. 10 Minuten. Dafür durften wir beobachten wie zwei Schwimmbagger mit ...

Golf Hall of Fame, St. Augustine, United States travel blog

Golf Hall of Fame

A travel blog entry by 9lives

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"Charles", our GPS navigator, successfully led us out of the Villages this morning using some two lane highways that weren't even on my map of Florida. Nonetheless there was no traffic (hooray!!) and we saw some great rural and lake-studded countryside ...

St. Augustine, Saint Augustine, United States travel blog

St. Augustine

A travel blog entry by onthesunnyside

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Im Norden Floridas liegt St. Augustine, die aelteste Befestigte Stadt der USA. Hier trafen wir zum ersten Malso etwas wie ein Stadtbild an, wenn auch eher touristisch ausgerichtet. Die Hauptstrasse des Stadtkerns sieht aus wie Interlaken auf spanisch. Es ...

Old (Old) School USA, Saint Augustine, United States travel blog

Old (Old) School USA

A travel blog entry by bekandjesse

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... and final stop for Florida was St Augustine, the oldest continuously occupied "European" city and port in the continental United States. This beautiful picturesque town was a lovely stop. This city houses a Spanish fort called Castillo de San Marcos. ...

Unter Beschuss!, Saint Augustine, United States travel blog

Unter Beschuss!

A travel blog entry by larry87

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... , hatte schon einen Tag später seine Gültigkeit verloren. Ein Mietwagen schien in weiter Ferne. Doch der international bekannte St. Augustine Airport brachte uns ein Happy-End ein ;-) Es war doch tatsächlich möglich dort einen Mietwagen zu buchen, den ...

Wir sind

Wir sind "Fotomotiv"!

A travel blog entry by larry87

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... die Unterschicht der amerikanischen Bevölkerung vor. Man wünschte sich so manches Mal die tollen Busse von Megabus herbei. In Saint Augustine angekommen, machten wir uns mit unserem stattlichen Gepäck zu Fuß auf den Weg zum Hostel. Dabei gaben wir ...

Fun Around St. Augustine, Saint Augustine, United States travel blog

Fun Around St. Augustine

A travel blog entry by marsdenfamily

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Author: Maya Previous trivia question: What is the difference between ice cream & gelato? Answer: Ice Cream is made with High Fructose Corn Syrup, heavy cream and 20-40% milk fat.  It is also expanded 40-80% and frozen for long periods. ...

St. Augustine, Saint Augustine, United States travel blog

St. Augustine

A travel blog entry by marsdenfamily

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... . Augustine in 1883 and set about building his fantasy dream house. His amazing "Zorayda Castle" was the first building in the United States made by the new technology of poured concrete.  It was modeled after the Alhambra in Grenada, albeit 1/10 the ...

We're Back!, Saint Augustine, United States travel blog

We're Back!

A travel blog entry by marsdenfamily

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... a ton we haven't done yet.  The overnight passage was incredibly smooth with just 2-3 foot seas.  The entry to St. Augustine was crazy, with massive 15 foot breakers just outside the inlet.  We also got to see Castillo San Marcos from the ...

Have We Found a Boat v2?, Saint Augustine, United States travel blog

Have We Found a Boat v2?

A travel blog entry by marsdenfamily

Author: David When I got to the boatyard this morning I had decided I was going to have to reject the vessel.  This decision meant we were back to square one, after almost 2 months of work and several thousand dollars spent.    Now I'm not ...

Tough anchorage, great city, St Augustine beach, United States travel blog

Tough anchorage, great city

A travel blog entry by gknopp

I had been talking about stopping at St Augustine (StA) for some time, but I had imaged a 2-3 hour stop to take a break, walk around the old fort and have lunch.  I figured that would be enough.  But I had not been in StA for some ...

Coasting along, St. Augustine, United States travel blog

Coasting along

A travel blog entry by satisfaction

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... as we move along.  After we left Patrick AFB, we anchored one evening then traveled to Palm Coast, and are now in St. Augustine for a bit.  We have been sight-seeing for the past two days along with thousands of other folks who are here enjoying ...

Mad Scramble, Saint Augustine, United States travel blog

Mad Scramble

A travel blog entry by marsdenfamily

... nbsp;With this knowledge I flew home to Walpole and negotiated a deal on that boat.  This past Thursday I flew down to St. Augustine to meet with the owner for the full survey and sea trial.  The boat had just finished an extensive cruise in the ...

Disappointment, Saint Augustine, United States travel blog

Disappointment

A travel blog entry by marsdenfamily

Author: David   This past week has been a whirlwind.  I am in St. Augustine conducting a survey of the Privilege 435 we have an agreement on.  A survey is equivalent to a home inspection and is carried out by a surveyor.  Cruising ...

Home Schooling & Around Town, Saint Augustine, United States travel blog

Home Schooling & Around Town

A travel blog entry by marsdenfamily

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Author: David A few people have asked how home schooling has been going.  It's undoubtably the most challenging part of cruising so far. Our approach is also still being refined.  When I was traveling with the kids, prior to Toutou joining us, ...

Why does it always rain on me?, Saint Augustine Beach, United States travel blog

Why does it always rain on me?

A travel blog entry by usa2010

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... in until 10am. Once the trailer was loaded and we'd all checked out, we made our way to tonight's overnight stop, St Augustine Beach, by way of another long drive. Arriving at our campsite we were met with another huge thunderstorm which seems to be all ...

Fountain of Youth, Shrines and Antiques, Saint Augustine, United States travel blog

Fountain of Youth, Shrines and Antiques

A travel blog entry by stonz22

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... for Wayne and his sniffles. Ozzi still continues to be a little champ.  He has adapted well to being a travelling pup and just goes along with us wherever we go.  He's been getting lots of walks around St Augustine and appears to enjoy it ...

Touring St. Augustine, Saint Augustine, United States travel blog

Touring St. Augustine

A travel blog entry by marsdenfamily

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... Marco has a fascinating history as the oldest masonry fortification in the U.S.  For starters, it was the tenth fort of St. Augustine.  The first nine were built of wood and were either eaten by termites, rotted by humidity, or burned by natives ...

Beaches, Fast Cars, Historic Floridas Oldest City, Saint Augustine, United States travel blog

Beaches, Fast Cars, Historic Floridas Oldest City

A travel blog entry by stonz22

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... books . Following our big thrill at Daytona Raceway we got back on the road and made our way to Saint Augustine.  The oldest city in the United States.  A celebration of their 500th year is taking place this yeàr.  It is a Spanish ...

An der Atlantikküste, Saint Augustine, United States travel blog

An der Atlantikküste

A travel blog entry by weltentdecker

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Nach einer sechsstündigen Fahrt kamen wir an der Atlantikküste Floridas an. Wir durchfuhren die dortige Stadt St. Augustine, die älteste Stadt der USA . In St. Augustine sahen wir das Fort aus spanischer Zeit, denn St. Augustine wurde von den Spaniern ...

Chapels, Chirps and Historic St. Augustine, Saint Augustine, United States travel blog

Chapels, Chirps and Historic St. Augustine

A travel blog entry by stonz22

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... the serenity of the chapel.   We met a wonderful gentleman who conducts tours of several of the historic properties around St. Augustine.  He had a wealth of information and welcomed us to the area.  We chatted with him for at least half ...

Historic St Augustine, St. Augustine, United States travel blog

Historic St Augustine

A travel blog entry by c.i.222

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... Ocean, but did not find the pictures with this group.   ST AUGUSTINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Please visit the next blog on Orlando to view more pictures of ...

a day in the life, St Augustine, United States travel blog

a day in the life

A travel blog entry by dwolf1

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I wanted to give you an idea of our day- my roommate likes to wake up 2 hours before we leave for the day. we go to breakfast, usually a continental breakfast provided by the hotel. we get our luggage out to the support vehicle called "big belly". then ...

Golf - Past, and  Present, Saint Augustine, United States travel blog

Golf - Past, and Present

A travel blog entry by gypsytour

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... we heard from a lifelong car dealer and part time New York City bartender. Em and Phil also gave us a tour of nearby St Augustine - now we're into buildings that are 500 years old... I find it hard to believe that Florida waited some 300 years to open ...

St Augustine, St Augustine, United States travel blog

St Augustine

A travel blog entry by hannahthorne

The drive down to St Augustine from Charleston was 275 miles - about 5 hours drive. Slept most of it. It was good weather most of the way down, until we reached Florida, "The Sunshine State", when it started to rain!! It soon brightened up again and ...

On Tour again..., Saint Augustine, United States travel blog

On Tour again...

A travel blog entry by ralphieboyo

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... more can I say?  I stayed occupied at the site, somehow, but don't remember. Today, we left early and drove into St. Augustine to attend Mass at the Basilica Cathedral of St. Augustine.  It's pronounced "Uh-gus-ten" when it's associated with the ...

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