Travel Blogs from Gulf Coast, United States

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Naples, Florida, Naples, United States travel blog

Naples, Florida

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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Pennsylvania is long behind me now and I am enjoying the warm weather in Florida. So far, I have been able to borrow a computer to write these quick updates and upload photos. Once I get to Mexico and beyond, I am not sure how often this will be ...

Full Circle, Naples, United States travel blog

Full Circle

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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Back in Naples, Florida... I have come full circle ... returning to my exact departure point before flying to Mexico three years ago.  And as I sit here writing this entry to try and capture what it feels like to be home, my mind is blank.  ...

Finally Some Warm Weather, Cape Coral, United States travel blog

Finally Some Warm Weather

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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After a night in Melbourne we tried again to contact Jack and Ramsey but kept getting the engaged signal.  Oh well they must be on the phone so we jumped in the car and headed across Florida to Cape Coral.  On the way we tried a couple more ...

Fort Myers, Fort Myers, United States travel blog

Fort Myers

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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Well it was absolutely fabulous to be at home for a good seven weeks.  We managed to spend a lot of time with family and friends catching up and enjoying the holiday season together.  We ate like royalty and loved spending Christmas with everyone ...

Thorn Amongst the Roses, Fort Myers, United States travel blog

Thorn Amongst the Roses

A travel blog entry by thelees

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Slightly dull-headed, we headed back down south in a hurry to return the car in Homestead by the deadline. We had extended the original 7 days to 9 so we could we spend more time in New Orleans and drive back more leisurely with time to stop off in Fort ...

Driving to Fort Myers, Fort Myers, United States travel blog

Driving to Fort Myers

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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... under water, I just wanted something quick to eat and go to bed. So: we went for a McDonalds. Do not comment: this is the States: you can actually have McDonalds here! At home, Tony told me my face looked like a mixed ice-cream: my eyes (from being ...

Missive, Naples, United States travel blog

Missive

A travel blog entry by robthurston

Missive More irony… How it is easier than ever through technology to find out who is committing crimes, but because of a weaker budget and so many offenders there is less ability to do anything about it. Privacy… Could there be a mass ...

The Final Day of My Adventure, North Fort Myers, United States travel blog

The Final Day of My Adventure

A travel blog entry by dblegldave

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Up at 8:30 and out the door with Mom and Donna by 9:00, heading to Miami for the Florida Marlins game on the last day of the 2011 baseball season and the last ballpark for me to visit. I chose this game on this date for one reason, it will be the final ...

Mirror, Mirror, Naples, United States travel blog

Mirror, Mirror

A travel blog entry by robthurston

... important than the money in your wallet.  It seems strange that with all the places I've been (32 states, 30 something countries) and with everything considered (comfortable weather, doable traffic and decent transportation, safe physical location ...

Obamacare, Naples, United States travel blog

Obamacare

A travel blog entry by robthurston

On September 17, 2013 I attended the Health Care Summit at the Hyatt Regency in Estero, Florida. Billed in the accompanying literature as "A Regional Community Conversation" the meeting served as a way for the community to help bridge the uncertainty ...

Eloquent Elucidations, Naples, United States travel blog

Eloquent Elucidations

A travel blog entry by robthurston

Will drones that deliver beer cause or prevent more DUI's? Drones can deliver beer to people now. In the past people got DUI’s going on beer runs. So now they don’t get the DUI from driving to pick up the beer. But now they have the beer more ...

The silver pieces begin, Punta Gorda, United States travel blog

The silver pieces begin

A travel blog entry by cmfleming

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Interesting App Idea, Naples, United States travel blog

Interesting App Idea

A travel blog entry by robthurston

Interesting App Ideas Sometimes people are injured and they have to wait on the ambulance. This takes time. Sometimes it takes 20 minutes, maybe an hour or even more depending on traffic, available resources and/or the size of the city. ...

Traritrara die Post ist da, Ochopee, United States travel blog

Traritrara die Post ist da

A travel blog entry by tripumdiewelt

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Wie versprochen versenden wir ja von unterwegs auch immer fleißig Postkarten. Auf unserer Suche nach einem Postamt, wurden wir sogar mitten in den Everglades fündig.      Eine kleine unscheinbare Hütte irgendwo an der Straße - das ist ...

How a Paid Off Politician Hurts People, Naples, United States travel blog

How a Paid Off Politician Hurts People

A travel blog entry by robthurston

"When you betray somebody else, you also betray yourself." -- Isaac Bashevis Singer When someone gets elected to a public office they need to be ever mindful and respectful of the people that put them there. They should never, ever lose sight of that one ...

Passage à Naples..., Naples, United States travel blog

Passage à Naples...

A travel blog entry by roadtripusa2010

... pour la nuit avec super piscine ...

Alligators!, Everglades City, United States travel blog

Alligators!

A travel blog entry by akmshain

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We rented a car and headed west on the early side (at least considering the three hour time difference we were still adjusting to) for our big day of Florida sight seeing. First stop was an airboat ride through the swamp. We chose Erv's, near ...

Mailing address Correction, Fort Myers Beach, United States travel blog

Mailing address Correction

A travel blog entry by sandi.beach

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Mailing address is fort Myers beach NOT fort ...

A Bolt and Then..., Naples, United States travel blog

A Bolt and Then...

A travel blog entry by robthurston

I think we already have cameras and software that can identify things by their shape from a database. Programming can tell what something is independent of people. I'm inferring now from things I've seen recently this technology exists, but I'm not sure. ...

Will American Food Variety be Reduced in Future?, Naples, United States travel blog

Will American Food Variety be Reduced in Future?

A travel blog entry by robthurston

Will there be less of a food selection in the future? I can remember thinking a long time ago that if global warming took place that frozen Canada might become the new "Wheat Belt." That is to say Canada might eventually have better land to grow their ...

Famous in the Future, Naples, United States travel blog

Famous in the Future

A travel blog entry by robthurston

"There is some awe mixed with the joy of our surprise when this poet, who lived in some past world, two or three hundred years ago, says that which lies close to my own soul, that which I also had well nigh thought and said." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson in ...

Auf den Spuren von Ding Darling, Sanibel Island, United States travel blog

Auf den Spuren von Ding Darling

A travel blog entry by olih

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Conny steht heute extra früh auf zum Muschelsammeln. "The early bird catches the nicest shells" oder so. Wäre gar nicht nötig gewesen. Denn es gibt viele Muscheln am Strand von Sanibel, seeehr viele Muscheln! Die “Sanibel Stoop”, also die ...

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Book Review--"Assault on Reason"

A travel blog entry by robthurston

... on Reason", a truly engaging and original, thought-provoking work that is chock full of new ideas and creative explanations for why the United States is having the problems that it currently has. I usually don’t go back through a book and reread it ...

The Future of College, Naples, United States travel blog

The Future of College

A travel blog entry by robthurston

"The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings: the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries." -- Winston Churchill President Obama was on TV recently touting his new ideas about reforms to student loans. I am ...

Sarasota - Naples, Naples, United States travel blog

Sarasota - Naples

A travel blog entry by travelfishes

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Sarasotas Innenstadt hat auch einiges zu bieten und so schauen wir uns dort auch nochmal um, bevor wir die Weiterfahrt Richtung Süden starten. Immer schön: die Werke von Seward Johnson - in Sarasota an der Bay findet sich wie auch in San Diego der ...

Naples - Fort Myers - Sanibel - Naples, Naples, United States travel blog

Naples - Fort Myers - Sanibel - Naples

A travel blog entry by travelfishes

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Es wird wieder Zeit für einen Einkaufsbummel - und so fahren wir von Naples über Coconut Point in die Miromar Outlets nach Fort Myers. Wie immer lohnt es sich dort und wir packen ordentlich Schnäppchen in die Tüten. Weiter gehts dann noch in die ...

More silver, Punta Gorda, United States travel blog

More silver

A travel blog entry by cmfleming

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More silver ...

back in the U S of A, Fort Myers, United States travel blog

back in the U S of A

A travel blog entry by christianbjork

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Just a quick entry to point out where I flew into... Looong 10 hour flight from Germany.  Then the bags took a while to come out, and the immigrations people were assholes.  But I made it through, no problems, after they asked me loots and lots ...

Morning bike ride at Shark Valley, Naples, United States travel blog

Morning bike ride at Shark Valley

A travel blog entry by michellendave

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We hadn't bothered to dig out our sleeping bags last night because we hadn't needed them the last 2 nights on the Keys. But here in the Everglades the temperature dropped to about 44F overnight and we were cold. We managed to stay cozy ...

Výlet za flórou a Naples Pier, Naples, United States travel blog

Výlet za flórou a Naples Pier

A travel blog entry by martin_eckstein

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Co se dělo: Botanická zahrada, západ slunce na pláži a krabí hody Ještě než nás ve čtvrtek zastihly nečekaně prudké deště a pokles teploty, jsme vyrazili ve středu omrknout místní botanickou ...

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