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Bike Week Tour: Chasin' History on Indian Chief Classic Photo Gallery
We escaped the craziness of Bike Week 2014 with a day trip to historic St. Augustine, Florida, where we got swept up in its old world charm.
We escaped Bike Week 2014 for a day trip to St. Augustine, Florida, onboard a 2014 Indian Chief Classic as we chase down a bit of family history.
The "Oldest Wood School House in the USA” is a 200-year-old house made from red cedar and cypress and held together with wooden pegs and handmade nails.
The Castillo de San Marcos is a Spanish fort that's over 300 years old and was made from millions of seashells in a mixture they called coquina.
A visit to the Castillo de San Marcos is a must if traveling to history-rich St. Augustine.
We went on a quest to connect with family history in St. Augustine that led us to the French bakery called Denoel where we shared stories with long-time owner, Guy Denoel.
There's plenty of quaint cobbled roads to rumble around in St. Augustine. Fortunately, the suspension of the 2014 Indian Chief Classic was up to the task.
St. Augustine is rich in architecture, with a history that dates back to 1565.
With few clues to go by, we were ecstatic to find Denoel tucked into a little side street in St. Augustine's historic colonial quarters.
Arrgh! There be pirates in the bay. I'm ready to blast them to smithereens.
We passed by the Authentic Old Drugstore that now houses a wax museum while rumbling around St. Augustine on the 2014 Indian Chief Classic.
The cannons of the Castillo de San Marcos are works of art in their own right.
Owner Guy Denoel invited us into his French pastry shop where we got a sense of the spirits of my wife's ancestry.
Getting to travel to a city with almost 500 years of American history on a bike with over 100 years of history made for a nostalgic adventure.
The French bakery called Denoel, owned by the same people since 1966, continues to carry on the traditions established by my wife's grandparents.
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