We arrived in St. Augustine on January 9th, which was two days earlier than planned as we were kicked out of McKinley campground in Georgia due to the approaching blizzard. It made for a few mail hassles as our forwarded mail arrived late in both places that we listed and I have to thank Bob’s daughter April and my sister in law and friend Kelly for forwarding these packages onward. I will list our daytrips separately but this entry is for several of the sights around St. Augustine. This is the oldest city in the United States and has served no fewer than five different flags. It was established by the Spanish but was also lived in by the French and the British and the architecture reflects this. It is right by the Mantanzas River and was important because of this. I have included pictures of our RV Park, which wasn’t large or fancy but was the closest to Kelly and with Passport America was only $15 a night. St John’s RV Park is right behind the flea market and there are some pictures from there. There are also pictures from shopping in the historic district near St George Street and
We are beginning our Great Escape part 1 around the USA from December 27th 2010 to August 18th 2011 when we arrive home for a short break and a wedding...
The goal is to see as much of the United States as possible within this time frame and make it back in one piece.
The travellers are Bob, Kam, Chris (Kam's 13 yr old son) and our English setter puppy Casper which at the start of the trip will be 6 months old.
The vehicle a Ford F450 duelly pulling a 40 ft bath and a half bunkhouse.
The challenge to survive on the road homeschooling Chris with many of our worldly items in storage and ... full info
window shopping 2The St George St historic area is filled with shops and the old narrow streets are pedestrian only.
window shopping 3although I don't have a picture of it one of my favorite stores in this district is Bath Junkie where you can customize shower gels, body scrubs and lotions with whatever combination of scents that you choose making it truly one of a kind....and the lotion is nice and silky feeling.