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Disembarking from one of the best weeks of holidays I have ever had.
Wish could stay another week. Not much sleep last night. Off the ship and had hire car by 8.30
Bit of a jigsaw puzzle getting all our luggage in the boot. But we 2 clever girls. We did it.
So the plan was to drive to at least Daytona Beach and decide what to do from there. Got here for lunch. Drove along the beach whichever as pretty neat, then stopped into Daytona ...
... freed and settled there.
Today, only 13 people live on this 18 mile long island and there is 1 woman who lives alone, after she shot and killed her boyfriend, and has been there for 40 years (she arrived at age 18). We happened to run into her. Looks like she time warped from the 60's.
Be sure to look at our pictures from today. Tomorrow, we leave for Savannah, Georgia.
... of the National Historic Landmark District, including many of the mansions their millionaire owners called “cottages”. On Thurs, 27 March we enjoyed the tram tour through the Historic District and going inside a couple of the cottages. Unfortunately we were unable to take any photos inside any of the homes. After our tour we were treated to a wonderful Brunch at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel.
... from dissolved vegetative material and peat. There are 233 species of birds that have been identified in the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, 49 species of mammals, 64 species of reptiles, 37 species of amphibians and 39 species of fish. I think we all enjoyed the boat ride through the swamp.
... lots of pine plantations along the road and a plant at Hoboken.
It was lunch time when we got to I95 and we stopped at Dennys to have some chili with the remaining tuna sandwiches - it was that kind of day! I was pleasantly surprised by the menu - lots of choice and reasonably priced. We plugged the hotel address into the Garmin navigator and found it was only about 30 minutes away.
We arrived early at 1:30 and finally got checked into room ...
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