Holiday Inn Express Jacksonville
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... some of the history. We did notice that a good many houses were currently for sale and that the prices were much, much lower than we would have expected. You could pick up a 150-200 year old house for around $250,000. Our guides did say that they were rather expensive to maintain and that there were very tight restrictions on what could be done to the homes. This is done to preserve the historic look of the area.
There were no chain stores, ...
... with their pants. One guy had his feet up behind the lower fairings to try to keep his legs dry. Been there, done that.
Anyway, we had burned a half tank of fuel by now, so it was probably best to get it refilled. Cheryl looked for prices nearby and we found a Sam’s Club that sells diesel in a town called Jacksonville. For those in the Marines, you will recognize it as the home of Camp Lejeune.
Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune is ...
... by the store for a few provisions for our small refrigerator.
Got home and it was nice for awhile and watched the nice weather at the TPC. Terry accidentally opened the refrig so we had to evacuate. He went back in to turn on the roof exhaust fans and the one in the bathroom started and died....#3 item broken.
Many more things break and we may have to head home.
SUNDAY MAY ...
... up closing the place down. When we were getting ready to leave, it was pouring down the rain. We talked about a cab but figured by the time the cab got there, if one came, we could already be at the hotel so we headed out. By the time we got there, we were all soaked, rain dripping off our heads wet. We all were laughing pretty hard by the time we got to the hotel. Thank goodness it was a long overnight so I could hang my clothes up to dry ...
... bridges we played follow the leader thru the Surf City Bridge, 45 minutes earlier than our projected time. This padding in the schedule paid off at the end of the day.
This was an interesting exercise because I got to observe how difficult towing a large, heavy barge can be and the way the tug captain directed the 2 "helper" tugs to maneuver this heavy load. Like everything else, they have a language specific to their task but ...