Travel Blogs from East Palatka
... the mouth of the St. Johns River at what is today Jacksonville. This settlement posed a threat to the Spanish fleets that sailed the Gulf Stream beside the east coast of Florida, carrying treasure from Central and South America to Spain. As Don Pedro Menéndez de Avilés was assembling a fleet for an expedition to Florida, the French intrusion upon lands claimed by Spain was discovered. King Philip II instructed Menéndez, Spain's most capable admiral, to remove the French ...
This has been a fun few days, but it has come to an end and it is time to head home and back to the real world.
I had my last day of "room service" breakfast for this trip and I like having people. Check out my breakfast. Not too shabby.
We packed the car and said good-bye to Bob. We were hoping to see Bart's group this morning but they ...
... everyone. Even Charles was pouring water for everyone. We are a self a sufficient bunch. The actual waitress was telling Celeste what to get people to drink. That was a hoot. Two patrons entered and it was a lady and a policeman. I looked at him and said "Oh my gosh, they have already called in the troops on us." He had a good laugh. Dinner was really good and we had a fun experience. After dinner, we had a few Kodak moments and said our ...
... or #3 we had to carry a lot of trash. It was a 165 yard carry and 172 yards to the center of the fairway. Tricia and I waited for the man in front of us to tee off and then the lady, and gave them what we thought was plenty of time to move on and then I hit. Of course I can't hit that far so plunked my ball into the trash, but almost made it, but I had to drop on the other side. Tricia, on the other hand, can hit that far so she teed up and let her rip. Not only did ...
... campground. A quick stop for some provisions and then back to camp where we enjoyed meeting our neighbors from Georgia in their 43' Dutch Star. They and their family call their coach the Struggle Bus for various reasons! Tina raises Pomeranians (not with them) who are show dogs and movie stars….appearing in a Denzel Washington movie and more.
7/28/15 - Tuesday
Our Daytona Freedom Boat Club boat reservation was a wash out for us due to ...
Other places to stay in East Palatka
119 S US Highway 17, East Palatka | Motelfrom $78