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Jekyll Island, Georgia
October 21, 2014 &
May 20 -25, 2010
The island measures about 7 miles long by 1.5 miles wide, has 8 miles of wide flat beaches and lots of tidal marshlands.
Jekyll Island is an island off the coast of the U.S. State of Georgia, in Glynn County, midway between Savannah, Georgia and Jacksonville, Florida. It is one of the Sea Islands and one of the Golden Isles of Georgia. The city of Brunswick, Georgia, the Marshes of Glynn, and several other islands, including the larger St. Simons Island, are nearby. Its beaches are frequented by vacationers and guided tours of the Landmark Historic District are available. Bike trails, walks along the beaches and sandbars, and Summer Waves, a water park, are a few of the many things vacationers can do. The district consists of a number of buildings from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The island is also full of wildlife, consisting of many different mammals and reptiles living in the island's inland marshes.
The two RV Gypsies stopped at Jekyll Island, Georgia
October 20, 2014
greeat dunes park sign
great dunes beach deck sign
bird
bird
great dunes beach
great dunes on Jekyll Island
pink plant
raccoon
raccoon
shark and witch
fishing pier
fishing pier
fishing pier
birds
Karen Duquette
logs on beach
the ocean
Karen Duquette
Karen Duquette and the lighthouse
logs
trees
trees
Lee Duquette
wood in the sand
wood in the sand
bird
bird
Flashback - May 20 -25, 2010

The entry road to Jekyll Island. The first sign the two RV Gypsies saw said that there is no gas on the island. In 2010 it cost the two RV Gypsies $5 daily to enter Jekyll Island. Even residents have to buy an annual pass.

It cost $6 in 2014 when the two RV Gypsies returned.

sign - Jekyll Island
A six-mile causeway separates Jekyll from the mainland and the City of Brunswick.
entry to the six-mile causeway
up and over the bridge we go
turtle crossing
shark
Latitude 31 Restaurant on the historic Jekyll Island Club Wharf.
Latitude 31 Restaurant
Walking the boardwalk to the restaurant
view from the right side
of the boardwalk at high tide
view from the right side of the boardwalk at low tide - Oyster shells
boardwalk view - high tide
boardwalk view - low tide
view from the left side of the boardwalk at high tide and a glimpse of the bridge
another boardwalk view
A bee in a potted plant near the table.
Lee enjoying the "Rah Bar" at Latitude 31
bumble bee in a potted plant
Lee Duquette
The view of the two RV Gypsies while enjoying some really great shrimp at the "Rah" Bar
intercoastal view
intercoastal view
View from the fishing pier at Jekyll Island
View from the fishing pier at Jekyll Island
horses
The two RV Gypsies took a walk along the beach just past the fishing pier and past the bend seen in the above photo. Lee put on Karen's hat just to be funny.
the beach
Lee Duquette wearing Karen's hat
Lee Duquette by a big tree trunk
Karen Duquette - too windy to wear her hat
Lots of birds flying around this fishing ship
Lots of birds flying around this fishing ship
Lots of birds flying around this fishing ship
It was a very windy (but hot) on the beach - the white streaks seen in the photo below are actually sand drifts blowing in the faces of the two RV Gypsies. The ocean made a water path in the sand.
sand drifts
The ocean makes a water path in the sand
water on the beach
water on the beach
Lee found a dead horseshoe crab in the sand - What kind of faces or images do you imagine you see in the underside (legs) of the horseshoe crab?
Lee with a dead horseshoe crab
a dead horseshoe crab
It was very windy on the beach and Karen could not even see where she was walking.
Karen Duquette without a face
Karen Duquette
Karen tried to get the hair out of her face and Lee photographed her WILD shadow
Karen Duquette and her wild shadow
a wild shadow
horses and a boat
Several photos were taken from this beach of the St. Simons Lighthouse and those photos can be reached from the sub-menu at the bottom of this page.
The beach on the east shore of Jekyll Island with sand packed hard enough for easy walking - photos looking in each direction from the boardwalk
The beach at Jekyll Island,
The beach at Jekyll Island,
The two RV Gypsies explored a small path from the road. There are 20 miles of hiking trails on Jekyll Island. The two RV Gypsies were just on a one minute path to the waterway, not one of the hiking trails. Spanish moss covered live oak trees throughout the island.
a small trail
marvelous trees
The two RV Gypsies got a glimpse of the lighthouse on St. Simons Island - scroll down for a link to those photos.
Karen Duquette enjoyed the view
the lighthouse on St. Simons Island
Karen Duquette
The two RV Gypsies noticed that the trees are all leaning away from the ocean.
trees leaning away from the ocean
The two RV Gypsies
The two RV Gypsies turned around and the view was very different.
ovean view
The two RV Gypsies
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in the USA State of Georgia
October 19-22, 2014
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Fort Pulaski National Monument

Cockspur Island Lighthouse

Savannah Georgia - several years

Tybee Island Lighthouse & beach

Jekyll Island 2014 & 2010

St. Simons Island  and Lighthouse

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