Old Pine Landing Lodge
Travel Blogs from Old Town
We made it! Over 44,500 miles and thirty countries in 254 days. So, many thanks to those who were so encouraging and to those whose expertise and experience helped us get ready. And thank you to everyone who was so generous in giving us a comfortable bed and a home cooked meal. And thanks for allowing me to share the trip with you. It added a new dimension to the odyssey.
So long for now and soft ...
... who just endured a Category 5 Cyclone around the North
Queensland area and around Rockhampton, which is where our travelling
companions Glestelle & Tom hale from.
The sixty mile per hour winds (which is around 100 kilometres per hour)
seem to pale into insignificance compared to what those back home went
through. It is however still rather
As sudden as it commenced, the
silence I ...
... full time RVers like us, and one couple from Ontario repeatedly advised Greg not to work again, that Greg would have more fun retired than he will working. Words to live by.
We'll be heading to Clearwater, near Tampa, tomorrow. The forecast is for unusually cold and wet weather the next few days. It feels like we are travelling with a black cloud over us since we left Texas.
Travelled today: 386 km
Travelled to date: 14707 km
Travelled in: ...
... all the way from their homes near Helsinki, Finland. Having learned a bit of Finn myself, I had my first opportunity to try it out. The got a huge laugh out of "Busca Hòse." Some of you will appreciate this.
We followed the boardwalk to the farthest viewing sight. We noticed a large number, at least fifty, of crows roosting nearby as well as some other large birds with necks akin to vultures. Since it had looked like rain ...
... told the sheriff, and they started a search, but I guess the lost party was found soon after we tried to help, and the camp host wasn't too happy about losing face with the sheriff. We were happy that the lost party was found and that we had done our civic duty.
Our next stop was our first experience with the Gulf Coast, Mexico Beach, Florida. Along the drive, we got a few glimpses of the coast, and passed a beach that was used as a training ...
Other places to stay in Old Town
1900 Diagonal Road, Old Town | Hotelfrom $90