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You Can't Miss It!

The statue of Juan Ponce de León at the eastern end of the Plaza de la Constitución points north. Perhaps it is to indicate the location of the Gulf Stream that he discovered, or perhaps it is to suggest that he first landed in Florida a few miles up the coast in 1513.

Photography

Boys Day!

The boys headed off to Ponce de Leon Springs State Park for a little boys-only fun for the day! It was a bit crowded, but it was a neat location with plenty to do! 67 more words

Rv Travel

The Pokémon Pandemic is Upon Us...Go Wash your Hands

In February of 1512, a Spanish Conquistador named Juan Ponce de León received a royal commission to pillage, plunder, and claim the rumored islands northwest of Hispaniola. 1,085 more words

History

Sipping on History at the Fountain of Youth

As you all know by know, I love kitschy roadside attractions, and what could be more kitschy than drinking out of the famed Fountain of Youth in St. 705 more words

Ponce de Leon Springs

02 July 2016

A little gem most have never heard of.

Not to be confused with De Leon Springs (the one with the pancakes), Ponce de Leon is a cute little spring about an hour and a half from Tallahassee, in the panhandle. 106 more words

Salt Springs provides relief from Florida’s hot, humid days

One would think that a natural recreation area named Salt Springs would be like taking a bath in salty water, right?

Well, not quite.  Although there is an elevated level of salinity in the natural spring of water. 451 more words

Travel

Think, Sip, Write - ep 3 The Fountain of Youth

Defeating death has been something sought since the beginning of time.  The Fountain of Youth was a major component in my novel BLOOD, THE SECOND HELPING.  30 more words

Rick Pipito