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Although we had planned on 6 months we made it 113 days and Terry drove the motorhome 7,478 miles and 6,480 in the Jeep totaling 13,958.
We saw everything we wanted to see and were lucky to have good weather every where we went until we hit the south and got the rain and humidity.
Our next journey will continue next year....Stay tuned.
We made it to Jacksonville, Florida, Thursday, July 3rd, after a real nice evening in Gulfport, Mississippi. I definitely did much better on the room accommodations, landing us just a few blocks from the beach. We used the limited time we had left in the day to walk the beach and then found a great little Italian restaurant called Salute for dinner. All in all, I'd say a much better evening than the previous night!
My sister Barbie and her ...
... Just before we left to dine, a huge, huge yacht tied up beside us. It was 150 feet of gorgeous boat and even though it blocked our view of the sunset and bay, we enjoyed gazing at this beauty. In fact, the entire town of Fernandina seemed to enjoy boat gazing in general. A huge crowd flocked to the dock to gaze at this yacht. And they also gazed at our boat. They also looked in our windows and watched us while we sipped our cocktails or ate our dinners as if we were ...
... the team had played over 1000 games around the country and become the Harlem Globetrotters.
In 1941, the Globetrotters signed Reece "Goose" Tatum, an all-time great who developed amazing comedy moves and changed the direction of the team.
Twenty years after their inception, the Globetrotters had played 3,000 games and were featured on the cover of Life magazine. Those were remarkable achievements at a time when America was ...
... 10,00 pounds.
Built for short, high-powered bursts of speed, the trucks generate 1,500 to 2,000 horsepower and are capable of speeds of up to 100 miles per hour.
Moster trucks can fly up to 125 to 130 feet (a distance greater than 14 cars side by side) and up to 35 feet in the air.
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