Sunday, September 24, 2006

Back on the Road - Cheap Gas

Yes, we finally tore ourselves away from Long Beach Island. Not without some damp eyes. I'm sure we'll be back - just don't know when. Meanwhile the road is much more appealing with lower gas prices. Check this out ... exit 10 on 295 in South Jersey ... just north of the Delaware Memorial Bridge ... $1.88. We haven't seen prices like that since our first year on the road! And we haven't seen any more like it yet - most gas prices are 2.30 - 2.40. But, you can bet we filled up here! Or, rather, they filled us up - you're not allowed to pump your own gas in New Jersey. Then we planned to stay at a state park in Delaware for the night. We wanted to make honest RVers out of us - you see, we put Delaware on our map even though we didn't spend a night here. But, we didn't reckon on it being race week in Dover. No space at the park. So, we kept driving and found a park with one space left, just over the Maryland border. Pretty trees. I didn't even try raising the dish here - no way it would work thru these trees. And, no way we can ask for another site - they're taken! We got an early start this morning since we couldn't check email! Over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge we go ..

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