Monthly Archives: November 2013

Turkey Run

Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, was a quiet one for us.  Rather than cook the meal we went to Cracker Barrel Restaurant for our traditional turkey dinner.  For sure this was a popular place, lots of people waiting outside. Friday we drove … Continue reading

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Flagler Beach

Once the rain stopped this morning we decided to take a drive and explore a bit before the next round arrived. Flagler Beach is a small community on the Atlantic Ocean about a half-hour’s drive south of here.  The wind … Continue reading

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St. Augustine

On our way out to St.Augustine Beach we passed this flock of Wood Storks.  They looked cold, all tucked in like that. Hardly any people were on the beach when we got there, just a few people walking their dogs. … Continue reading

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Strawberries

Along side the St.Augustine Flea Market is BerryStacks Hydroponic U-Pick Farm.  We had stopped in there yesterday but it was too hot and humid and we decided to stop in today instead.  But then today the weather is cold and windy.  Can’t … Continue reading

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St. Augustine, FL

Right next to St. John’s RV park where we are camped is St. Augustine Marketplace. We just walked over to have a look-see.  On our way we noticed several Volkswagen cars and vans driving in so we followed them to a … Continue reading

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St. Augustine, FL

Our home for last night and tonight is here at St. John’s RV Park in St. Augustine, Florida. The weather has been pretty awesome, warm and dry. The St. Augustine Lighthouse was our first stop today.  This is St. Augustine’s … Continue reading

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Fort Clinch

We went to visit historic Fort Clinch (1847-1945) early this morning before the rain comes. The US government built this on the north end of Amelia Island, at the mouth of the St. Mary’s River, to protect coastal and interior … Continue reading

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Amelia Island

Amelia Island is a barrier island along the east coast of Florida.  It’s just a few miles south of Cumberland Island, Georgia, where we were a few days ago.  This is not a wilderness-type island like Cumberland Island was, it … Continue reading

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Slow Wet Day in Florida

Welcome to Florida, The Sunshine State, only it was very cloudy, and began to rain while we were at the Welcome Center.  We enjoyed a complimentary glass of orange juice, found the brochures we were looking for and then just … Continue reading

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Return to Cumberland Island

Near our campground is a submarine on land, it appears to be surfacing out of the grass in front of the Kings Bay Naval Base in St. Marys, Georgia. It’s the USS George Bancroft, decommissioned in 1993. We couldn’t resist … Continue reading

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Cumberland Island National Seashore

It was a last-minute decision for us to go visit the nearby Cumberland Island, Georgia’s largest and southernmost barrier island.  This is a National Seashore and protected by the National Park Service. There is no bridge to drive there and … Continue reading

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Crooked River

Still in Georgia, our next move was to Crooked River State Park.  This is a very beautiful campground, lots of tall pine trees, huge level campsites, with all the hookups we need. They were in the process of adding cable … Continue reading

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Brunswick, GA

Every day isn’t an adventure.  Yesterday we just moved from Savannah to Brunswick, Georgia.  We are staying at Golden Isles RV Park, the same place we stayed when we were here last year.  Other than the drive, we took some … Continue reading

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Walk About Savannah

Historic Savannah is so lovely we decided to stay one more day and just walk about.  It was a perfect day for walking, about 70 degrees for the high. Here are some pictures from our day: Remember at the beginning … Continue reading

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Savannah, GA

There are several companies that offer narrated history tours of the city.  They all start at the Visitor Center. We have taken Old Town Trolley Tours in some of the other cities we have visited, so we went with them … Continue reading

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Special RVs

We left Charleston, South Carolina, this morning and headed south to Savannah, Georgia. On our way out of the campground we spotted this vintage camper.  Then we saw several more.  There had been a vintage RV rally in the campground … Continue reading

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Charleston, SC

The first thing we saw when we got to Charleston this morning was the weekly Farmers Market.  In addition to farmer’s produce there was also arts and crafts, live music and entertainment, games for the kids, and food vendors. Just … Continue reading

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Myrtle Beach and Lights

This morning we went to see Myrtle Beach.  The tourists are gone, the hotels and vacation rentals are nearly empty, the amusement parks are closed and what shops that are still open were very quiet.  There are a few people … Continue reading

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The Atlantic

Yesterday we arrived at Flanners Beach Campground in Croatan National Forest on the Neuse River in North Carolina.  It’s not far from the Atlantic Ocean. With Bernie’s senior pass we are able to stay here, with electric hookup, for only … Continue reading

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North Carolina

It was a cold night, not enough to leave any frost in the morning, but enough to make us want to get further south. Gas prices are going down. We got our first glimpse of $2.99/gallon today while passing through … Continue reading

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