Holiday Inn Gainesville University Center
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
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... the river the water was murky and you couldn't see your feet but on the plus side it was warm! The current was so strong that you basically could just float and you'd move along at quite a quick pace. We only floated onto the next spring which took no time at all so we exited the river and got out of the springs to shower and warm up. It was almost supper time so we set up the 'kitchen' and a small shelter because the weather ...
... on history, Islam, Christianity, and politics. We didn’t have time to read his book, but I hope someday we do.
As the evening wore on, I developed a migraine, and Aunt Marie gave me an ice pack for my eyes, and I took some melatonin, and went to sleep early-ish. We had an early start the next morning to get to church in Fort Lauderdale on time. We said our good-byes, and hit the road.
We had a good night's sleep in Gainesville and got an 8am start to continue our southward journey. We drove to Tampa and stopped to stick our toes in the water in Tampa Bay and then drove across the famous Sunshine-Skyway bridge. We had been under this bridge on our cruise in 2007 but the view was a lot different this time. We then ate authentic Cuban food at Jose's ...
... fact we learned is that domesticated dogs are closer in relation genetically to seals and sea lions than to raccoons! Who knew? And there is your random piece of trivia for the day.
After the museum we spent a wonderful evening of scintillating conversation and more excellent food with Dad and Marcia. It is truly a wonderful thing to enjoy the company of family!
Today we had a few errands to run in the morning, as well as ...
... along our way. We were behind schedule so our plans changed to pull up in Mobile, Alabama (Roll Tide) so we can catch fall out in the morning on Dauphin Island. My room is ok...but Bob and Julie got lucky. They have a room that overlooks the pool so they get the added bonus of watching the locals take their baths...kidding...sort of...Roll Tide.
Sorry for short blog tonight...a bit tired. I will catch up with more photos tomorrow...so stay tuned.