About twice a year
Running Man and I try to get away
and explore a new place, a different city, or a unique area
of the country.
Recently, we had the chance to
visit St. Augustine, Florida for a long weekend.
Hoping for warm weather and sunshine,
we mostly had cool cloudy days spattered with
rain, but, oh, well, better than snow.
St Augustine is the oldest
continuously occupied city in the US
founded in 1565 by the Spanish.
We visited the Castillo De San Marco,
the oldest masonry fort in the US
looking out towards the bay and the Atlantic.
Being young at heart,
we didn't visit the Fountain of Youth
which was supposedly
Juan Pounce de Leon in 1513.
Wouldn't he laugh now at our
obcession of being youthful.
We spent time at the
World Golf Hall of Fame
and even had a chance to practice our
Along with a food tour
in a little red roadster
we enjoyed many of the yummy tastes
of the area.
Isn't that how you learn about an area
through it's food?
Before heading home we
played for a day at
joining up with our Florida daughter and
drinking a butter beer
in Diagon Alley
and watching as Running Man
rode the Rip Ride Rockit.
knowing what goes up
must come down
after it goes upside down!
We had a great time exploring this area.
your path takes you to some
interesting places soon.