Travel Blogs from Monticello
Water line fix took until following Monday. Still needed it cleaned, exterior/interior protectant applied, paint touch up, etc. We started moving items from Max to 'what'shisnamegoingtobe" on Wed. with plans to be gone by Fri. Mid 90's, coaches were not setting side by side....nasty! Got TPMS antenna and air line for braking system on car moved over.
Stopped at Tallahassee Camping World to look at a new Itasca Ellipse. There are several upgrades to this model that would be nice. Negotiated a great deal, decided we should go ahead and do it. It's only $$, and we spend 5 months a year doing this. Techs found a leak in the water line going to the refrigerator, so we went to Big Oak RV Park on their recommendation. Not the best decision. It was ok, lots of permanents, roads narrow.
... heat into some nice airconditioning.
The Old Capitol building is just like it was years ago; a bit of updating, but no major remodelling. Most of the 150 desks and chairs are replicas. The original ones cost $15 each and were all oak. I marvelled at the old wood floors that had lots of varnish, and the very old tile in the restrooms. Also, we were surprised to learn the State Seal ...
... tried to do a 180, getting whacked on the head by branches and running straight toward submerged trees. Rob and my instinct was to grab the throttle off Phoenix and/or yell at him to straighten up!, while Vic remained impassive and calm - "Can't argue with the captain".
After 30 mins of down stream and night approaching Hils managed to get a word in and wisely suggested we turn around and maybe fish a bit. ...
... except this was the first time that it was my cheapest option. I arrive and the girl at the counter explains that it is a small room. I explain that I am not phased, and head up. It was not really that small at all. It was an odd setup however, with the bathroom and toilet separate. I spend most of the night catching up on my blog and texting the interesting future developments of Springfield Lakes, Brisbane, with an excitable student back home. I get to bed late ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
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