Hampton Inn St. Augustine-Historic District
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... War, St. Augustine entered its most glittering era. Following a visit to the crumbling old Spanish town, Henry Flagler, a former partner of John D. Rockefeller in the Standard Oil Company, decided to create in St. Augustine a winter resort for wealthy Americans. He owned a railroad company that in 1886 linked St. Augustine by rail with the populous cities of the east coast. In 1887, his company began construction of two large and ornate hotels and a year later added a third that had ...
This has been a fun few days, but it has come to an end and it is time to head home and back to the real world.
I had my last day of "room service" breakfast for this trip and I like having people. Check out my breakfast. Not too shabby.
We packed the car and said good-bye to Bob. We were hoping to see Bart's group this morning but they ...
... Charles, Bob and I went to McDonalds for dessert and had hot fudge sundaes. Perfect ending to our dinner. Some of the "kids" are going to play putt-putt and some are going on a ghost tour. Sounds like fun. After ice cream, we went back to the hotel to sit on the balcony in Tricia's room. Forgot to mention that when we checked in, they got our room with the ocean view..... Sitting on the balcony was fun but it is time for bed. ...
... car and drove 2 hours to a car park near the airport. We left my car at USA Carpark, then boarded their shuttle bus to Narita airport. After we got our luggage checked in, we had some time to kill. We browsed a little in the airport shops and ate lunch in a nice sit-down restaurant. Once on the plane, we were glad to see that each seat had it's own TV! We lifted off around 4:30pm.
Joe and Daniel sat in front of Raelyn and ...
... 1565, making it the older by 2-3 generations. A few pictures from day 1 follow.
A note about photo 4 "Alhambra Jr." : Franklin Smith, a wealthy Bostonian, moved his lovely socialite wife to sleepy little St. 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 ...