This boats over 60 ft. in length. There were some big boys with some big toys competing! The kevlar sails on these boats are around $100,000 and they last for around 100 tacks. After that they throw the sails in the trash can. The maintenance programs for these boats are around $1,000,000 bauckaroos. Yowser!
Orlando to Key West January 15th 2007 Again I got up around 7:00 and got going by 8:00. Started running into tolls around Miami. This brought back bad memories of the northeast. Stopped and got a few supplies before heading to the Keys, where I expected everything to be expensive. Arrived at Leo’s campground around 7:00 PM. I had called in advance so they expected me. It kind of sucked in that I was paying $43/night to essenti ... read more
North America » United States » Florida » Keys » Key West Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
A year of retirement in my 30's. Progressive thinking or insanity? Maybe a little bit of both. Either answer is fine by me.
Spending 1.5 years seeing as much of the world as possible. It has been a good ride. Feel free to come aboard!
Note: I planned to write a personal diary and then edit the diary for public viewing on this site. I soon realized during my travels that I would not have time to edit my journal writings, therefore what you see is a personal diary. The text was written on trains, boats, planes, buses, in hostels, hotels, homes, restaurants, pubs and often with very ... full info