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Our short Orlando visit was now over, although we return here on the 18th to see explore and see it all properly. Off we went to collect our new hire car, now this one is a lot better than the last, I don't mind being designated driver now ;) We hit the road and headed for Jacksonville where we are staying for the next two nights. We arrived mid …
... br> Those of you who know my husband will get a chuckle out of our first evening in town. We went to Barbie and Ed’s favorite little seafood shack, Singleton’s. Now when I say, shack, I mean shack. Ed says that one day he expects it will fall right into the water and given the condition of the building, I think he’s probably right. The place has lots of character though, with cats that lay around on the porch getting lots love from ...
This morning we went to the Fountain of Youth, which is a Spanish dig site. It was home to the first white settlement in America.
1. A musket firing
2. The planetarium (to show how early explorers navigated)
3. A canon firing (it was loud)
4. The Fountain of Youth spring (it tasted sulphuric)
5. A native Indian village (an old Indian burial site)
6. Mission de Numbers (the earliest ...
We had a sleep in and then went out to the Fountain of Youth which is where America was first settled. We went and saw how to work a musket. After that we saw a canon. It was very loud when it was fired. We saw some shelters of some Indians that once lived here.
Today we went on a Segway Tour.
1. Flagler College (the first hotel that had electricity)
2. A cathedral (it had a pipe organ with the most pipes in the world)
3. A popsicle shop (it had home made popsicles that were delicious)
4. A house on fire (it nearly took the chocolate shop!!!)
After lunch went to a animal rescue and rehabilitation park for exotic ...
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