The sun made an appearance this morning but went back into hiding before I left St. Joe State Park. It was heavenly while it lasted.
This is a lovely campground. I’m amazed at the abundance of dense tropical foliage between sites.
|GDB peeking through the vegetation.|
I drove about an hour to get to Apalachicola. I wasn’t hungry for lunch yet so I strolled around town browsing and window-shopping.
Before long, I was ready for my arepa, purchased here at Cafe con Leche. Sit on those chairs and watch the shrimp boats prepare for a day's work on the sea.
I picked up one of these tasty treats when Peggy and I were here last month and it’s not been far from my mind since. If you’ve never had an arepa, do so immediately!
I opted for bacon and a fried egg topped with a schmear of spicy avocado aioli.
Sorta like a South American egg mcmuffin only …. mucho better! It’s the cornmeal patties that make it.
The gentleman below entertained all of us by really trilling the r when he called out my order. Arrrrrrrepa!
Then it was on to St. George State Park. After checking in, I walked for ½ hour on the windy beach. It was brisk but at least the temps were out of the freezing range. Just me and the sandpipers (and not many of them).
I settled in to site 54 - a short trot to the beach with a view of the dunes from my living room. Tomorrow may be warm enough that I can open the windows and hear the music of the surf.
|The dunes right behind me, trust me.|
And I'm happy to report that all seems well with the plumbing!