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Travel Blogs from Saint Augustine
... the Spanish, British and United States. Confederate troops took control of the fort during the civil war. Our day ended with a visit to Nombre de Dios (mission) which was the site of the first settlement in 1565.
Today we took a tour of Flagler College. It is an unbelievable building. Originally the Ponce de Leon Hotel, built by Henry Flagler (Standard Oil), in 1888. It was the first hotel to charge $100 per night. ...
Oh, it is so good to be back in the big comfortable bed again! Slept like a baby.
Poots, that's another story. Since arriving home, she has taken up homesteading behind the sofa in the living room. And she ain't comin' out! Okay she goes to the sun porch to take a dive into the litter box, but that's all. No socializing, none. Well, maybe she'll get used to this new old new life.
... in this old city. We got to see the oldest school house. After walking around we went to eat some ice cream. We left St. Augustine and headed to Georgia. We then arrived at Savannah, Georgia. We went to the pool and everyone stared at my sister because she was so loud. Then we went to Savannah's River front where I had some good seafood chowder .Then we went back to the hotel. ...
... of the road.
The parade soon came to an end and we peddled off home for a break and a little shopping adventure to stock up on hamburgers, ribs and of course fireworks!
Later in the afternoon, we went over to Adam and Amy Myers' house for a BBQ dinner and to let off some small crackers. With intermittent rain pouring down on us, the boys and Hayley managed to let all the crackers off. We thought our stash of crackers ...
A 4 hour drive took us further south to St Augustine in Florida. This is a chilled beach town with a large colonial history with a bit of piracy thrown in for good measure. After looking round one if the forts we headed to a classic American bar to enjoy a beer and live music. ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking