The sixth day

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John's Pass at Madeira Beach

 

Ok, We were quite early the next morning! Because on the sixth day (saturday) we were finally going to meet  the One and Only TB OldSchoolBill in his hometown Tampa. It was a two hour drive to this town and first we had difficulties finding our meeting place, but Bill gave us his number, so when I called, he was there in a moment to guide us. I was very curious how Bill looked like because on TB you never see his face on the pictures! Ofcourse we respect that, so we didn't made any photo's of him hahaha ( But ofcourse I wanted to)

It was a pity he didn't had much time, he was very busy those weeks. But that doesn't spoiled the fun, it was a nice meeting anyway! It clicked right away and we did have a nice conversation.

John's Pass at Madeira Beach
Bill is a very funny and sweet and helpfull man. He had his laptop with him and told us so many things what we could do in Tampa, St. Petersburg and the lovely coast at Madeira Beach etc We were there for a day, but actually we had to go there for at least a week to see it all. Oh well, maybe another time.

And although Bill was very busy, he really took the time for us! Bill, we really appreciate that, You're a sweetheart!!! Thanks for all the information and we loved meeting you! Hope to see you again!!! 

So after the meeting we decided to go to the westcoast of Florida and ride along the beaches of St. Pete Beach, Treasure Island, Madeira Beach, Redington Beach, Indian Rocks Beach etc It was a really nice ride and sometimes we got out of the car and walked on the beaches.

John's Pass at Madeira Beach

On the way we went to John's Pass near Madeira Beach which Bill recommend us. It's a nice center where you can shop in cute little shops, eat and drink in all sorts of restaurants and you can make a boattrip at sea!! I wanted to do that, I always love boattrips but we wanted to see so much more, so we dicided not to do it. It was really nice to explore John's Pass! It only was a pity that the battery of the digital camera stopped so I haven't got much pictures of this day! At the way home we passed the Largo Mall, and yes you'll guess, I couldn't resist haha

I bought a large suitcase there, we needed it anyway because we already bought so much stuff, it wouldn't fitt in our two bags we brought with us hahaha

First we wanted to eat in Ybor City for dinner which place Bill recommend us, but Ybor City is such a large place and we didn't had the time to explore all this so we decided to go home and eat there in a nice restaurant. We freshed ourselfs up and went to the wonderful Cracker Barrel restaurant near our villa. This was such a nice day!! I loved every minute of it!!

And again, we fell asleep very quicky that night after a couple of drinks and decided that we didn't do anything the next following day, except relaxing, relaxing, relaxing!!!!!!

oldschoolbill says:
You are very welcome it was my pleasure to meet you both & yes we will meet Again!!
Posted on: Aug 02, 2009
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