Yeah, I don't know how he knew about it. He was widely travelled having served 26 years in the British Army, but as far as I know he hadn't been to the USA; Belize and Jamaica being the nearest he got I think. Maybe he heard it from someone from your side of the pond. I know he was involved in conflicts and operations alongside Nato and U.N. troops so probably picked it up in a Mess somewhere and it just stuck.pee wee wrote: Ha! That's funny, and also surprising to know that the Okefenokee is referred to so far away.
I would love to see some more of the USA. Went to Florida for a couple of weeks when I was 21 and to Niagara Falls about 15 years ago but that's it so far.