Travel Blogs from Islamorada, United States

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The End of the NEW World...Almost!, Islamorada, United States travel blog

The End of the NEW World...Almost!

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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Made it to the Keys. The campground is situated about a third of the way from the mainland on the way to Key West. The internet connection seems to be coming from one of the other campers. So this will be brief. Just want to let everyone know where I'm ...

It's Here!!!, Islamorada, United States travel blog

It's Here!!!

A travel blog entry by cindyh

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Ready or not here we go!!! After packing - repacking and re re packing, the suitcases are sitting by the door ready to go. Heard on the news this am there is a tropical depression out there - and here I promised my niece that she would NOT have to worry ...

A last goodbye, Islamorada, United States travel blog

A last goodbye

A travel blog entry by cindyh

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Well - I hope you all have enjoyed traveling with me from the comfort of your computer chairs. I have thoroughly enjoyed sharing it with you and apologize for not doing more. Sharing a computer often meant there was only a few minutes each to get things ...

The Keys, Jetski, Relaxing & Party, Islamorada, United States travel blog

The Keys, Jetski, Relaxing & Party

A travel blog entry by bigjoe

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Viel geboten an diesem Samstag! Um halb 9 ging die Fahrt in Richtung Keys los. Südlich von Miami bietet diese Kette aus über 200 aneinanderhängenden Koralleninseln traumhafte Strände und Urlaubsfeeling pur. Eigentlich wollten wir schnorcheln... ...

Will all this stuff fit ??, Islamorada, United States travel blog

Will all this stuff fit ??

A travel blog entry by cindyh

Six weeks in Europe with half of it spent teaching English in Hungary. I am so excited I could .... not sleep. Well - I leave in just three days and I have the guest room FULL of stuff to take with me - I don't know how it is all gonna fit in the ...

Full moon party and Fred, Jim's new best friend., Islamorada, United States travel blog

Full moon party and Fred, Jim's new best friend.

A travel blog entry by jimandlaura

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... The Full Moon Party', held on a beach a mile up the road on Florida bayside. A few people from our resort had travelled down to Islamorada from Miami just for the party. As well as a live reggae band and a bbq, there were fire jugglers, carnival ...

Crash, bang....paradise, Islamorada, United States travel blog

Crash, bang....paradise

A travel blog entry by jimandlaura

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... made with Key Limes and condensed milk. We carried on another 20 miles or so to our resort, 'The Pines and Palms' on Islamorada, known as the 'Fishing Capital of the World' - needless to say Jim had been looking forward to this part of the trip for ...

Florida Keys vacation, Islamorada, United States travel blog

Florida Keys vacation

A travel blog entry by robconr

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So, some of you may have heard that I am going on a new adventure. I have decided to become an Appalachian trail thru hiker! This blog will keep you informed of my progress ( or lack thereof) my injuries, my sorrows and joys, and hopefully allow you to ...

Perfect Key, Islamorada, United States travel blog

Perfect Key

A travel blog entry by steve-claire

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Wednesday We surely woke up in paradise today, the sun was shining and breakfast was waiting on the waterfront. We let the food settle while relaxing in the hammocks for half an hour, they are so comfortable and so far we haven't had any disasters trying ...

T minus 4 days and counting., Islamorada, United States travel blog

T minus 4 days and counting.

A travel blog entry by ryanshattuck

A cold front came through last night and the temperature is down in the fifties with strong winds from the north.  We're taking this morning off from work to get ready for our trip to N.C.  It seems impossible that we will be heading north in ...

Lobster Chase, Islamorada, United States travel blog

Lobster Chase

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

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        You might remember a few weeks ago that Florida had a mini lobster season.  It was two days when you could get in the water and take lobsters before the commercial fishing season started.  My husband was ...

The End Of The Highway, Islamorada, United States travel blog

The End Of The Highway

A travel blog entry by gregd999

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We were up bright and early to enjoy our final breakfast in the gardens at the back of the hostel, before setting off to Key West. The road is called the Overseas Highway, as it is 126 miles long and comprised of some 40 odd islands joined by 42 bridges, ...

Lunch time, Islamorada, United States travel blog

Lunch time

A travel blog entry by ally9805

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We stopped for lunch in Islamorada.  Still loving the view on U.S. 1.  I didn't realize how difficult the drive really is.  It takes about four hours to get to Key West, the roads are super narrow and pretty much one lane.  Still a ...

The Eagle, Key Islamorada, United States travel blog

The Eagle

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

        We dove on the Eagle this morning for our first dive.  The Eagle was a freighter that was sunk deliberately in 1985, I think, as part of the artificial reef system off the Keys.  It lies in 75 to 110' of ...

Diving and swimming, Islamorada, United States travel blog

Diving and swimming

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

        My first dive today was on Nitrox.  It does seem to help keep you energized to get all that nice oxygen.  I thought I'd push it and try for 4 dives today, one with the Nitrox, and maybe I wouldn't be so ...

A REAL Wildlife Photographer, Islamorada, United States travel blog

A REAL Wildlife Photographer

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

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        Today I felt like a REAL wildlife photographer for the first time.  It was a heady experience.  We came upon a nurse shark resting on the sand (different one from a couple of days ago as he wasn't quite as ...

Ein Hauch von Key West, Islamorada, United States travel blog

Ein Hauch von Key West

A travel blog entry by alezg

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Fahrt via Overseas Highway bzw. U.S. Highway 1 nach Islamorada, einem kleinem Ort auf einer Insel in den Florida Keys. Bis Key West wären es noch 130 km gewesen - die ganze Inselkette hat eine Länge von über 290 km. In der ...

Heading Home!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The final post, Islamorada, United States travel blog

Heading Home!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The final post

A travel blog entry by bcoryat

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... turned out to be a nice way to wind down our trip. SO great to be back in the USA!! Right now, Chari and I are in Islamorada just south of Key Largo, staying at our favorite place, Casa Morada.  David is up in New York being a Teachers Assistant with ...

down in the Florida keys..., Islamorada, United States travel blog

down in the Florida keys...

A travel blog entry by trippinwithleis

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... those day cruises to the Bahamas but Meghan and I are great at not planning anything and they were all booked up. Instead we went down to Islamorada in the Keys to swim with Mimi the Sealion at Theater of the Sea. What a fun day. On the way back to Fort ...

Testosterone in the Water, Islamorada, United States travel blog

Testosterone in the Water

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

        There are many different kinds of divers and people who dive for different reasons.  That's cool because it gives you the chance to meet all sorts of people.  The divers that come to dive shops are people ...

One BIG Fish, Islamorada, United States travel blog

One BIG Fish

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

        Finally, I saw it.  There had been sightings at the Eagle shipwreck each time I dove there.  This was my fourth and last dive on the Eagle today.  Last week it was really cold down there at 90+ feet, ...

Into the drink with camera, Islamorada, United States travel blog

Into the drink with camera

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

        Going diving without a camera is foreign to me.  On almost every dive in the last two years, I had a camera in hand and was busy taking photos underwater.  When I flooded my camera and had to get a ...

Good Diving - Flat Sea, Key Islamorada, United States travel blog

Good Diving - Flat Sea

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

Good Diving – Flat Sea            Our first two days of diving were characterized by a bit of a rough sea and not very good visibility.  Today was most excellent!  We did a morning dive ...

Hubby's last dive of the trip, Islamorada, United States travel blog

Hubby's last dive of the trip

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

Hubby's last dive            We did two dives today and as my husband goes back to Nigeria to work on Monday, that means no diving on Sunday so he can get rid of his nitrogen bubbles and be OK to ...

Sunsets, snorkeling and a bi-plane ride, Islamorada, United States travel blog

Sunsets, snorkeling and a bi-plane ride

A travel blog entry by rachels694

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... a chance to touch the water. Incredible.    Our second fun activity was a bi-plane ride over the Seven Mile Bridge from Islamorada. We saw this pretty plane on the side of the road and decided to call the number and see if we could go on a ...

Nurse Shark Encounter, Islamorada, United States travel blog

Nurse Shark Encounter

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

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        We've seen many nurse sharks in the weeks I have been diving here.  The dive guide tells me that if you can flip a shark onto it's back, it will go comatose, like an alligator.  The blood pools in their ...

A much needed 24 hour escape from our lives, Islamorada, United States travel blog

A much needed 24 hour escape from our lives

A travel blog entry by a3dennert

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... me that we would be traveling south. Our overnight destination ended up being the Islander Resort (http://www.islanderfloridakeys.com/) on Islamorada (http://www.fla-keys.com/islamorada/). This is about an 80 mile trip from Miami. The Islander resort is ...

NOT the Eagle, Islamorada, United States travel blog

NOT the Eagle

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

        Doing a morning dive today and it was scheduled to be on The Eagle, a shipwreck about 70 feet deep at the topsides and going down to 110 feet on the sand.  I have dove on the Eagle two times already and honestly ...

Family Vacation Time, Islamorada, United States travel blog

Family Vacation Time

A travel blog entry by a3dennert

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With Moira coming to spend two weeks with us in SoFla Rusty, in concert with grandpa, planned a week getaway to Islamorada where they rented a house on the water. Vera and I and the kids were only able to spend one night with them :o(  , but we ...

My 200th Dive!, Islamorada, United States travel blog

My 200th Dive!

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

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            What a day, my 200th dive!  wow.  Of course that is nothing for dive guides and dive masters who have thousands but I thought it was pretty cool.  Can you imagine how many I might ...

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