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We had a sleep in...hoorah! OK, so it was only until just after 7.30, but we'll take it. And we were greeted by rain. A downpour. It was rather nice after 5 weeks of almost no rain at all. Emma was so excited she disappeared and then reappeared in her rain jacket ready to jump out on the balcony.
We found a lovely cafe a block away on Chippewa Square, a location in the Forest Gump movie, for breakfast and then jumped ...
We read the Jacksonville website last night which said if you only have a few hours in Jacksonville, you should spend them at San Marco Square. So this gave us our morning itinerary, but also caused a little confusion as this was really just an upmarket or 'up scale' as we say in the USA, suburb. Would you believe with the lovely shops and cafes that Starbucks still looked the best option for a coffee???
The highlight was Emma buying an ...
... the choice of fries, rice or fruit with my sandwich. Actually offered something health. That has to be some sort of first here. I took the fruit.
After lunch, we had a look around the rest of the Market square area. Lots of artists, painters, photographers - really cool stuff, but it was something completely different that caught my eye. I'm not sure how to accurately describe them. They are kind of a peddle bar. You sit at ...
... to an old friend of a friend we had met in Asheville and do a bit more sightseeing including the Savannah Cotton Exchange. The Cotton Exchange was a major part in the success of Savannah and played a major role in the cotton industry nation wide. The Exchange building is a grand red stone Romanesque building with a large fountain and Griffin statue in front. It is believed to be one of the few buildings in the world that were constructed over an existing ...
... L have their limits!
Packed up our tent in record time, showered and we were on the road at 8am. Stopped off for lunch at Firehouse Subs which is an East Coast sandwich chain yum yum. Our only other stop of the drive was at the Georgia visitor center where Les took the opportunity to pose as a Georgia peach.
Arrived at our motel the excellent "Thunderbird Inn" which i continuously mistakenly called the "Thundercats inn". M and ...