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St Augustine Our History is Not the Same Old Story

St Augustine Our History is Not the Same Old Story

El Conquistador returns to see that in St Augustine, our history is not the same old story

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America's oldest city is not only filled with historic sites, it is one. Wherever you step, history is under your feet. Stroll the brick-lined streets, through coquina archways and along lovely Matanzas Bay. The charm and beauty of St. Augustine is rivaled only by the seemingly infinite "first" encounters you'll experience with its pioneering past. Hardy "soles" will find this an invigorating trek.
When European explorers arrived in the New World after months on the sea, they needed some serious rest and relaxation (just like you do when the office's fluorescent lights become too bright and cubicle walls seem to tower over you).
As a child, I was ever-intrigued by the whisper of ghostly secrets from our upstairs attic and shout of adventure from a realm of field and forest I regarded as my backyard. The simplicity of childhood has changed since those days and as parents we tend to shield our kids from the unknown. There is a place, however, where I can take my son and feel safe in the knowledge that he shares a slice of discovery cut from the fabric of my own childhood curiosity.
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