Day 541 – USA (FLORIDA): Still in Pensacola


I am staying at Jamey Jones’ place in Pensacola. Great guy, a teacher at Ferry Pass Middle School where I did the presentation yesterday. Among other things, he is a big time skater. Back in the day, he was one of the original new style skaters.

Jamey checks out skateboards at a skateboard shop in Pensacola, Florida, USA

This afternoon, Jamey and I went skating around the neighbourhood. Had I been a better photographer I would have had a nice shot of him doing some classy moves on his boards. As it is, we will have to do with a still off a DVD he features on.

Jamey busts some moves on film in Pensacola, Florida, USA

Earlier in the day, Jamey’s sister Lisa took me to have a look at her workplace – the famous award winning J’s Party Shop. They use the old fasioned gas ovens, and create tantilising goodies.

Baker at J's Bakery in Pensacola, Florida, USA

Such sugary delights. Everyone in the bakery were stoked to have a ‘famous’ person visit, and I signed a piece of paper seven times, just so that everyone would have a signature of a Guinness World Record holder…I hope I make it!

Master cake decorator in Pensacola, Florida, USA

I spent far too much time in the place, and ended up leaving with a box full of sugary treats to see me on my way.

J's Bakery in Pensacola, Florida, USA

The complex to which the bakery is part of is also home to other interesting spots, including a colourful salon. Someone is going to have to remind me of the name of the place…

Salon in Pensacola, Florida, USA

So a massive thank you to Jamey, Lisa, Anne, Maya, and their many friends for a wonderful stay in Pensacola.

From left Anne, Rob, Jamey, Maya, in Pensacola, Florida, USA


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