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Mar 12, 2013 - Everything Old is New Again

The first time we brought our sailboat Elixir down the ICW, we passed by a spot just south of St. Augustine that was listed on the chart as "Marineland-closed". Both Larry and I remembered that iconic tourist attraction from our youth. In the 1950's and 60's, everyone had heard of Marineland. But by the 1990's, there were a lot of places doing "dolphin shows" and the 3 devastating hurricanes that hit the area in 2004 proved too much and Marineland closed. However, Marineland is back--and different. Today Marineland, the dolphin part (and...

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Jun 2, 2012 - Marineland to Ft. Pierce, FL

Continuing our time at Marineland, we did have a great visit with John's niece, Marcia who he had not seen in years. She looked great. We ate out, and had hours of visiting and promises that we will not visit sooner. Doug and Leslie of boater fame, Happy Clamz, who we have known since 2006 when we did the loop, drove all the way over from Gainesville to spend the day with us as well. Leslie's cukes that she grew made a great addition to our lunch 2 days later after we left. We reminisced much and discussed very little politics (that John...

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May 26, 2012 - Savannah, GA to Marineland, FLA

We finished up in Savannah with a great visit, going back to see the concert. Sadly, we have to leave after meeting another great couple who we got to spend some time with, Jim and Paula who are heading north. 5/21we do a very long day for us, making Jekyll Island after 8+ hrs. The weather was great, we were having a great time seeing things, and just enjoying the day, that when we got to Jekyll, we still wanted to keep on going, but Sue wanted to hunt for sand dollars, which are popular here, and we love the marina folks. We cross over...

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