S: St. Augustine, Florida ~ April, 2010
BC: Book by Pam Grande October, 2010
FC: St.. Augustine Florida
1: St. Augustine is a city in the northeast section of Florida and the county seat of St. Johns County, Florida. Founded in 1565 by Spanish explorer and admiral, Pedro Menéndez de Avilés, it is the oldest continuously occupied European-established city and port in the continental United States. Pedro Menéndez de Avilés sighted land on August 28, 1565
2: "The Confessions"
3: "The City of God."
5: Relax as you stroll along our historic downtown streets and shop from the eclectic stores located there. Stop to take in a meal in one of the area's many fine restaurants and eateries.
6: April 2010
7: Everyone is having a fun day shopping !
15: Sights from around town
16: Greek look alike
19: The city is a popular tourist attraction, for its Spanish Colonial buildings as well as elite 19th century architecture.
21: Ripley’s Legacy Ripley’s legacy and what he brought to the world is alive in all of the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! museums and his traditions continue with the Believe It or Not! cartoon series. Today the daily cartoon is seen in nearly 200 newspapers worldwide, in 42 countries, and 17 languages. The majority of the exhibits in all of the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! museums are based on the collections of oddities obtained by Ripley throughout his world travels.
22: Motels in town
24: At age 58, Ripley died while taping the 13th episode of his television series, an episode that dealt with death and death rituals. He passed out during the show, was taken to the hospital and, soon after, was pronounced dead of a heart attack.
25: “I have traveled in 201 countries and the strangest thing I saw was man” — Robert Ripley