Palmetto Motel

345 South US Highway 17, East Palatka, Florida, 32131, United States | Motel
 

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Florida History

A travel blog entry by lukeanthhill

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7. Some albino peacocks

Then we went to the old fort, Castillo de San Marcos. This was built in 1695 to protect the town from pirate and other attacks. It was never captured by force. It was star shaped with walls constructed of limestone shell that wouldn't crack. And the walls were over 5m thick on the outside. It had a gun deck lined with canons and sentry posts and a mote.




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The Fort

A travel blog entry by jayneehill4

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... drove to the fort. It was a big building made out of stone. We went on top and it was a beautiful view but we got sent down because there was thunder and lightening. Then we walked and had a drink.
PS The fort was called Castillo de San Marcos and it's over 300 years ...

Segway Tour and Animal Sanctuary

A travel blog entry by lukeanthhill

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... br> We saw lions, tigers, leopards, lynx, wolves, hyenas, bobcats and a porcupine. One jaguar had had a good life with his owner and got left there while his owner went on holiday but he never came back so the jaguar suffers from depression. There were more stories like this. All these animals could be walked on a leash.

We weren't allowed to take photos because it would scare the animals.

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Segway Tour and Big Cats

A travel blog entry by jayneehill4

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... stopped and had a homemade popsicle at the Hypo.

Then we went to the St Augustine Wildlife Reserve. It looks after big cats and lions. A lady bought a lynx for a pet but it was too rough and so she kept it in her garage and just threw it some food now and again. So they rescued it and care for it now. We also saw lions, wolves, tigers, black jaguars, white Bengal tigers, a cheetah, some leopards, bobcats and porcupines.
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Flagler Beach and St. Augustine

A travel blog entry by sandi.beach

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... of any style of eggs or omelet, bacon, sausage, biscuits, gravy, pecan pancakes, potatoes, juice, coffee, AND toast: all for $8.00. The pecan pancakes were excellent!

Something I like about Florida are the biking lanes. They often have regular bike lanes along the road, but they also have sidewalks running along most streets and roads. People use the sidewalks for biking; a much safer way to ...

Location

This motel, located on 345 South US Highway 17, East Palatka, is near Ravine State Gardens.
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