Quality Inn Historic
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... base at the bottom, cementing it all together with a sand & crushed shells mortar, they even used dove tail joints on the corners, amazing!
Built in 1888 by railroad magnet Henry Flagler the Hotel du Leon was, according to the brochure "where presidents stayed & inovators played" "an exclusive oppulant playground for the worlds most priviledged elite". It is now ...
... geared to recreation for the campers, ie pickle ball, pool aerobics. We met some very nice Canadians in the park...we must be getting lonely. The weather also changed and we had high 70s and 100% humidity. We spent a whole day at the Kennedy Space Centre, the Apollo/Saturn 5 centre, the Atlantis, the IMAX about The Hubble telescope. Plus ...
... with a small wall or wrought iron fence and some even have benches. There are a few above ground mausoleums with stain glass windows, but the grave markers from the 1800's are the ones everyone comes to see. They are works of art, and in this setting, they look like time has stood still with soft Spanish moss veil draped over everything. It was not creepy at all but quite peaceful and serene. Now at night, with the fog.....probably ...
... to use the WiFi, but it was not working that well, then a group of us decided to sit around the big tree in the hotel parking lot having a few drinks and having a bit of a chat. Nothing much was done for a few hours, then it was time to get ready for dinner. Dinner was at a place across the road – pizza and pasta, nothing special.
After dinner a group of us decided to do a ghost walk, so we went into town – about ...
Today was spent in St. Augustine seeing the sights. Bob & I have been to St. Augustine once, with the kids. That was waaaay back in 1987, I think. Don't remember much about that visit, but I'm sure it was not as busy or expensive as now. I visited St. Augustine waaaaaaaaaay back in about 1963. I know it wasn't anything like today.
The day dawned dark and early. There was a major thunder storm coming through, be we decided to go anyway. Bob ...