Hi Eggers, we made it from snowy cold Canada
to non-snowy but cool Keys...but it is warming nicely (75 today).
Curry Hammock S P is beautiful and immaculately maintained. We were lucky to get two stays of fourteen days, and three weeks in Long Key S P
Let me tell you how my learning curve rose sharply on the way down here...
-took the Sienna van& Trill through a car lane at US custom
s...always did...apparently the new configuration of the southbound lanes on the Ambassador Bridge at Detroit are not designed for vans towing. I got scolded severely! No signage- I was just supposed to know this! I squeezed through...barely... then couldn't get into the exit toll gate
. Next year I'm taking the Tunnel!
-memory foam mattresses and toppers go solid as a board in sub-zero temps
!!! We moteled it instead of camping in TN and GA....first time in 12 years of snowbirding!
-the price difference between a KOA and a Days Inn shrinks remarkably when you subtract the cost of a breakfast.
-Black ice under overpasses and on bridges made our Sienna wheelspin like crazy and scared the "stuff" out of us the first few times
. I soon learned to coast under the overpasses and over the bridges and resume throttle once the front wheels were on solid pavement. It's amazing how a little bit of tongue weight
can unload the drive wheels. Things got better once we passed Cincinnatti.
Only four eggs in the CG last night...me, Jim & Peggy's Casita
, a Bigfoot
, and one other overnighting Casita
. For the rest, we are surrounded by behemoth mohomes and 5'ers...but the owners are friendly and curious about us and our creature comforts. Needless to say there are many Open House tours of the Road Toad.
Happy trails...Alistair & Inge