Days Inn West - St. Augustine
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... back and that the residue of his stuff that surrounded us belonged to a dead guy. It felt like he was just away for a while, not an eternity. I could not shake the feeling that he was coming back from New York just like before. And he had this beautiful waterfront condo with a view of the sunsets over the Banana River that he would never enjoy again. Sad.
One of the treasures he left behind was a book by Andy Rooney, the guy from the ...
... and a lovely young student conducted our tour.
Hopping back on the trolley, our last stop was the new St. Augustine distillery housed in the old ice house of the town. We toured this young business that started only 2 years ago and tasted the craft vodka and gin they now produce. They are still aging their whiskey and rum, but it should be ready for consumption soon. Since it was cocktail hour, we made a ...
... times the Spanish kept a firm hold thus protecting their shipping interests!
We took a ranger lead tour to learn more about The Castillo, the oldest masonary fort in the US. Made from coquina, a limestone composed chiefly from shell fragments that forms on the shoreline from the pounding action of the waves. When building the fort the masons cut blocks & built the walls with ...
... 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 ...
... minute walk, found a place that was selling tickets, then headed over to the start point. So we
walked around town on a ghost walk, learning about the history and taking pictures of orbs. There were a few good tales and it was an interesting experience. It was a good way to see the town as we would not have time in the morning and we were lazy in the afternoon. After
the ghost walk we walked back to the hotel and off to bed.