• LakeManatee

    Lake Manatee SP

    We began our RV’s adventure in April 2011 when we rented a compact size motorhome in a local CruiseAmerica center the very first time.  During the next two weeks...

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    Fakahatchee Strand

    Fakahatchee Strand Preserve state park is located in Southwest region of Florida. Its north border runs along I75 for about 5 miles, and its east border runs...

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    Curry Hammock SP

    Date - 11.01.2013 Travel distance – 288 Total mileage – 39743 Carry Hammock is a state park located in the Middle Key – somewhere between Long Key and Bahia Honda....

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    Long Key SP

    Date - 10.25.2013 Travel distance – 264 Total mileage – 39455 As I mentioned in the last post, there are only few state parks in Florida which are located directly...

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    Sebastian Inlet State park.

    Date - 10.11.2013 Travel distance – 240 Total mileage – 39191 There are many state parks in Florida, but only a few of them are located just next to Atlantic...

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    Sunshine Travel RV resort

    Date - 08.03.2013 Travel distance – 230 Total mileage – 38185 Well, we don’t like RV resorts… From our point of view, even the best ones look like just a...

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    Gold Head Branch State Park

    Date - 07.03.2013. Travel distance – 627. Total mileage – 37619. Last year on July 4th we made a long journey – we went to Gold Head Branch State Park...

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    Lake Louisa SP

    Date - 04.19.2013 Travel distance – 451 Total mileage – 35573 Lake Louisa State Park is the newer addition to the Florida State Parks family (its campground was opened in 2003).   Not far...

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    Jonathan Dickinson SP

    Date - 03.30.2013 Odometer – 34721 Odometer finally – 34888 A Quaker’s merchant ship was wrecked near the Florida coast in 1696. We know about this fact because of Jonathan Dickinson who was one of...

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    Alafia River SP

    Date - 03.16.2013 Odometer – 34288 Odometer finally – 34721 Can a strip mine do any good? Most folks probably say: “No, especially from environmental point of view”. And they will be right. But… previously,...

Yesterday I was in Fakahatchee Strand Preserve state park. It was my second visit there. I did not make a lot of new pictures, but got much better idea about the park and its environments. I am going to write a more detail review soon.

UPD. I posted the first review of  Fakahatchee Strand Preserve.

 

Today we have got the new tires! We found a local mobile tire service and they offered TOYO tires M154 (245/75 R22.5). It was the offer that I could not reject. They asked 2300$ for six tires with the installation.  They came to us on Saturday. The other local shops asked at least 1000$ more for Michelin, and we had to drive to them and leave our motorhome for at least one day.  As they told us, they would need at least one day to do the job…
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Last weekend we made our first trip after the repair of the breaks. We visited Hillsborough River state park (about 420 miles one way).  The front suspension keeps the pressure very well. I am really satisfied. Good work, Atlantic Truck Center!
Now, we have even more to do – it is the time to replace the tires. Currently, we have Michelin 235/80/R22.5. At first, I wanted just to buy new ones, but the local shop offers Toyo’s tires. Now I need to do the search of “Michelin vs Toyo” and then decide if it makes any sense to pay more for Michelin brand…