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Tour the El Galeon in St Augustine

****UPDATE****The message on Facebook is that the El Galeon may have to leave earlier than planned because of weather and tides and may not be available to tour on Sunday.

We will still have a meetup regardless of whether or not she is available to tour.  St Augustine has an abundance of photo ops so we do a photowalk, or the fort, or something else in the area.

 

However if you really want pictures of the El Galeon you may wish to go down Saturday.

 

Stay tune to this space for more info as it come available

 

Event: Take a tour of the El Galeon.  It is a replica of the 16th Century Spanish galleon that is in St. Augustine till July 23rd.  Come on out for this unique to take pictures of this beautiful ship and glimpse into history before she sails away.  After the tour if peple we may take photowalk of St Augustine and/or get a bite to eat.

Recommended Skill Level: All

Recommended Equipment: Camera, maybe a monopod

Cost: Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for children under 12.  Tickets are available through Ripley outlets around the city.  For more information from Ripley's, please call: 904.824.1606.

See more at: http://www.vivaflorida.org/Media2/Partner-Features/Viva-Florida-500-Galeon-Voyage#sthash.ntiEy6eX.dpuf

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  • Cherrie M.

    Got a late start today but went to the El Galeon tour at 2:30. Bought my ticket I and asked several times if the ship was leaving tomorrow (Sunday) and again at the entrance to the tour. Both times they indicated the ship would definitely be open for tours Sunday. Just before I entered the event it started to rain and I was told I could use my ticket on Sunday. Nothing is ever definite but it looks like we just might be able to take photos of the ship on Sunday.

    1 · July 20, 2013

    • Frank

      Thanks for the info :-)

      July 20, 2013

  • Elaine L.

    It's a maybe...

    July 19, 2013

  • Frank

    Btw...thank you Nik Ouray for suggesting this.

    July 18, 2013

  • Sheri

    Great idea!

    July 18, 2013

  • Cathy B.

    Can't wait!

    July 18, 2013

  • Cherrie M.

    Really like the idea of being able to view this ship. Great idea!!

    July 18, 2013

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