Amelia Hotel at the Beach
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
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We woke up, went straight to the coffee machine, ate breakfast and showered. Uncle Rob was working, so we packed our things up quietly and prepared some road trip snacks. We had to leave at 11am in order to get to Jacksonville Airport by 12noon to drop our rental car off and pick our new one up. So I packed some chicken sandwiches for Aaron and I made a chicken salad so we didn't have to stop for lunch.
We sadly say ...
A late morning wake up around 8:30am, however Aaron was up much earlier and was already out watching the news. I enjoyed a coffee in bed prior to breakfast and showering. Uncle Rob returned to work today, so we decided to run some errands. We had to get to the post office and post some documents home for our passport applications, and post Amy's belated birthday present and some articles of clothing ...
Jacksonville, Georgia is a standard working city (without much to see) where most people commute in and out to work. If they can afford it most people live in the beach communities along the coast or in small country towns nearby, such as St Mary"s - a US Naval Base 20 minutes away. Explore St Mary's with it's beautiful wooden churches and a Main Street containing excellently preserved colonial buildings. Visit Orange Hall museum (original home c.1830 which ...
... could slow us down time wise. Luckily it was "on demand" but we have learned that some of those bridge tenders can be persnickity and their "on demand" might not be the same as your "on demand".
We did have some concern about the waters we would be traveling. We knew the depth of the water and the shoaling that occurs around certain areas due to the convergence of tides, inlets and rivers intersecting would be an issue based on the charts. And we were also traveling ...
... shuttles, they are retooling the Kennedy Space Center to be able to serve a mix of government and private space vehicles with ambition plans to go back to the moon and to put a man on Mars by 2037.
Despite our recent Key West bi-plane qualification, the officials at the Space Center did not seem particularly interested in what we might do as astronauts (at current pricing, apparently you have to have about $30 million laying around ...