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Harry and Judy's RV Trip
No Photos 20th Aug 2012 - Summer 2012
Day 63-We're Baaaaack!

Day 63-August 20, 2012-We’re Baaaaack!!!!!

We got home after 225 miles and 5 hours of some of the worst weather we’ve had since we left nine weeks ago. It was pouring when we left the campground, pouring most of the way home and pouring when we got here. And it has poured off and on all day and night.

Came home route 27, 98/19 which is a nice road but a lot of it was like driving in a lake and there was 0 visibility in some spots. Stopped at a rest stop in Cross City for lunch, got weighed at the inspection station (yikes 18,120 pounds!) and got waved through the agricultural inspection station in Fanning Springs, FL. Guess Florida isn’t as picky as to what fruit and veggies come into the state as California is.

Our time away was wonderful but it is always great to be home! Yes, Florida is a lot more humid than anyplace else we’ve been but if it gets too bad we can just jump in the pool. Of all the places we’ve been, this is where we want to be.

We were gone 63 days, Harry drove 10056 miles, through 23 states, from the southeast to the northwest and points in between.  We were in the deserts, in the rain forests, in corn fields, soy bean fields, in lava beds, on top of mountains and in deep valleys. Felt what 122 degrees feels like and hope I never feel it again. Drove through 5 time zones and got a bit jet lagged at times, we never really knew what time it was. Could never get used to living at high altitudes, guess we’re too used to sea level. And the people we met were wonderful. We met people from all walks of life, some very foreign from what we know, but they were friendly, helpful and more than willing to share their experiences with us. We got some great ideas about where to go (and where NOT to go), what to see, what to do and how to get there from people just about everywhere we went. If we were able to spend some time with you this trip, thank you for your hospitality. If we missed you this time, maybe we’ll see you next time.

Thank you for all your comments and suggestions along the way. It was really nice to hear from everybody while we were on the road. Oh, and thank you everybody for the tip about the rice to dry out the camera. I can’t believe how many people told me about that. But it didn’t work, maybe I waited too long to buy rice. Hope to talk to you all soon.

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