Ponce De Leon Hotel
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... grounds was a big top circus tent, in which students from the Florida State University put on a show. The fireworks were spectacular and were accompanied by patriotic American music. We enjoyed it along with thousands of other spectators, perhaps ten thousand.
When we left the B & B on Saturday the 5th, we drove east to Warm Springs to visit Franklin D. Roosevelt's retreat. FDR was struck by polio in ...
... packed my things I was ready to leave as well. It was hard waking Jessica as she asked me if the car was already packed and when I answered no she fell back asleep. Then I reminded her of the allusive lizard and it didn’t take her long to get her suitcase in the car and wait for me in the passenger seat.
When everything was squared away I said goodbye to the house, perhaps for the last time. The memories of the Florida ...
... Amy, Ben, Margie and Tom, Cari, Rick and Karen, all gathered at the house for a reunion in a belated celebration of Father's Day. Rick and Karen had been in Europe during the same period as us, but on a cruise of the Mediterranean. It was fun to compare notes. We were even lucky to have a visit from Barb's cousin, and his wife, who we hadn't seen in years.
... time here and my third time. I had come here on my trip in college and on a layover on my way home from my short trip to Russia back in 2008. Courtney and I decided to head to the central train station and stash our bags in some lockers while we walked around the city. We took the subway from the bus station to the train station. While we were exciting the subway, we couldnt figure out how to use our tickets to get thru the gates. Courtney saw a gate that had a green ...
... a stop at Ikea and a handful of little stops here and there. It was an overly ambitious travel day, to say the least. And not without excitement -- a truck in front of me, about 30 minutes after the traffic jam broke up, blew a tire. That big piece of rubber came flying back in my direction. Fortunately, I got my swerve on and avoided incident. But damn. Very scary.
And speaking of scary -- the drive off the ...
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