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June 30th, 2005
03:38 am


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Travel plans
I have paid my money to go to the FCF Convention July 28-30 in Miami.  So I'm planning to be there.  I hate to fly, I have notions of taking more stuff than I would want to fly with, and I don't have a lot of demands on my time right now, so I'm figuring on driving.  However, I don't want to just drive to Miami, spend 3 nights in a hotel, and drive home.

If you've any suggestions for other things I should do on my trip, please offer them.  Things to see or do shouldn't cost very much if any money, and I'm mostly interested in nature rather than city things and tourist traps.  I am interested in friends, though.  Especially friends who wouldn't mind putting me up for the night in a quiet out of the way place; I can take this trip because I don't have a job, but that also means I want to keep expenses down.

The exact length and timing of the trip is yet to be decided, but it will depend on what I figure out to do on the trip before I leave.  Until my itinerary starts to become better defined, pretty much any destination that's south and east of Champaign and still in the continental US could possibly be included.  The hard limits are that I'm not leaving before Monday, July 18, and I want to be back by Saturday, August 13.  I'm not planning on being gone all that time, but I would consider it if I can line up things worth doing to fill the time.

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Date:June 30th, 2005 02:52 pm (UTC)
Mammoth Cave, perhaps? I suppose it's a bit of a tourist trap, but it is a nature thing.
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Date:June 30th, 2005 08:18 pm (UTC)
I have been to Mammoth Cave, but I was but a wee sprat and I don't remember much beyond that it was cool.
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Date:June 30th, 2005 04:15 pm (UTC)
Manatees! Bring me back one.
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Date:July 1st, 2005 01:28 am (UTC)

Re: Travel plans

okefenokee national wildlife refuge. it is SO awesome. so different from anything i had ever seen before.
Date:July 4th, 2005 02:53 am (UTC)
Yellow River Wildlife Game Ranch 20 miles east of atlanta
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