We have visited Morro Bay a few times but this has been our first stay here in the motorhome. We stayed at a very nice small RV park which is ideally located with a two block walk to the center of town and a two block walk in the other direction to reach the waterfront.
In Waterloo, NY, we parked at the Waterloo Harbor Campground. This is in the heart of the Finger Lakes region of New York. When you look at a map you can easily imagine the movement of glaciers that gouged out this series of lakes in a pattern that looks like fingers extending from a hand.
Jamestown is located on the southern end of the Chautauqua Lake in far western New York state. Jamestown is also the birthplace of Lucille Ball. At the age of 15, Lucy convinced her mother to allow her to go to New York City to attend an acting school where she was told that she had no talent and should find something else more suitable. Clearly, she persisted and some 6 years later began to get work as a model.
On our drive from Hocking Hills to Akron, we stopped in Canton in order to check out the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Like me, you may ask, why is the Pro Football Hall of Fame located in Canton, OH? The primary reason is that the American Professional Football Association, which later became the National Football League, was founded in Canton in 1920. In addition, the Canton Bulldogs were an early pro-football power team. If you’re a fan of professional football, it’s worth taking the time to visit.
From Liverpool, we took to the air and flew on Ryanair from Liverpool John Lennon Airport to Cork, Ireland. Cork (pics), in the south of Ireland in County Cork, is considered Ireland’s “second city”. It sits along the River Lee with the city center actually occupying an island with the river split around it. This island center is compact and very walkable with a mix of narrow pedestrian lanes.