Travel Blogs from Brunswick
It was a good 2 day break in Jacksonville Fl. It was heavy rains the two days so stayed indoors mostly. On Saturday our initial plan was to head south towards daytona but the weather man said it was heavy rains in the south. So we planned some site seeing up north hence went towards St. Simons Island and Jekyll Island in Georgia. Well, since i wasn't able to cross thru Georgia this was the opportunity.
These Island were part of ...
... with thick ferns and angel oaks that led us to the campsite (see photos). The campsite was huge and very well kept; although, we were warned that the raccoons were always on the hunt for free food and were not scared of campers.
After getting settled, we hiked a mile or so to the Dungeness Mansion where we were supposed to take a short tour of the area. Hillary got too hot and the tour guide kept talking about ...
... night with BBQ for Eric and blackened shrimp for me with delicious southern side dishes (cheese grits and collards). We took an after-dinner stroll along the pier to get a closer look at some shrimping boats and some local stray kitties (they seem to be following us, we've seen so many cats on this trip its sad). Tomorrow will be another long day with lots of sites to see as we finally reach Florida and try to make our way to Daytona ...
... In a word, Fernandina is charming. The northeastern coast of Florida is quite historic having been discovered in the early sixteenth century (1500-ish). Amelia Island claims to be the only location in the US to have been under eight different flags. The brochure about the island states, “Amelia Island is Florida’s Golden Isle which the French visited, the Spanish developed, the English named and the Americans tamed.” I’m just glad ...
... charm and some history by American standards. It’s also blessed with numerous leafy Parks giving it a gentile persona, almost European. We had lunch in Oglethorpe Park in the sunshine – Mr. Oglethorpe founded Georgia you know!
On our continued journey North, we came across the Bluebells – I was so happy as they’re an annual delight of mine in England – and there were miles of ...
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