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Dec 26, 2009 - Day 1 - Tampa, FL to Colleton, SC

Most road trips I've taken have involved major freeways, and this one was no different. However, by far the most interesting roads are the lesser-traveled ones. Our route took us north on I-75, then cut through Hwy 301 to connect to I-10. 301 is like stepping through a time warp to old 1950s Florida, complete with kitschy souvenir shops shaped like oranges and little motor inns painted pink and aqua. Stoplights and 25 mph zones slowed us down and made us see the little towns we passed through. Tiny white churches with steeples, roadside...

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