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Airboat

This new boat cost about $70k and it has a 500hp engine and a 16-blade fan. Dale said with a light load it did not even need water to ride on: it happily skimmed across flat land. The only problem is there are no brakes, so if we wanted to return to a point of interest we'd just do a U turn, flattening tall reeds or vegetation. Top speed is an impressive 60mph.
Swamp Airboating

December 15th 2016
Geo: 28.2531, -81.3283The Kissimmee Lakes, just south of Orlando, are the headwaters of the vast Florida Everglades.We had a very interesting 90min excursion with "Spirit of the Swamp Airboat Rides" where we were fortunate to see lots of wildlife and learn about the lakes district.After lunch we drove around to get the lay of the land. Still looks like one big resort/theme park town. ... read more
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American Flag 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
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