Peters Point Beachfront Park

Being an Overlander means to explore by land, not doing extreme off road all the time. This time, we decide to do a family trip to the beach. Camping at the beach is something we used to do a lot back in Venezuela, but here is different, there are less places where it is allowed to do so. Always looking for those interesting spots in the map, we found Peters Point, close to Amelia Island north east of Jacksonville. You need to pay a permit to camp and that's it... there is plenty space in the sand to camp, restrooms and showers just a few feet away makes your stay really comfortable. The bad thing, we got some rain at night and the temperature was colder than we thought, we had to found where to buy a sweater, yes a sweater because the wind was really cold to be just in shorts and t-shirts.

It was a really relaxing weekend with friends and family, beside the regular barbecues the we do, Frank Diaz made us a typical Dominican breakfast with "Mangu" ... " Mangú is made up of boiled (either ripe or green) plantains. The plantains are then mashed with the water in which they were boiled. The dish is topped with sauteed red onions that have been cooked with vinegar. Queso Frito (fried cheese), fried Dominican "salami", eggs, and avocado are often added as side dishes. Los tres golpes, literally "the three hits," is a term meaning mangú with cheese, salami, and eggs. " form Wikipedia... Thanks Frank!!

In our way back on Sunday, we went to Little Talbot Island State Park just to take a look in case we decide to come here in the future, took some pictures and headed home.






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