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Travel Blogs from Homestead
... now US Air Force Homestead Reserve Base and almost all the buildings are new and they are still building.
We had a nice lunch on Monday with Diane's friend Amy at Shiver's BBQ in Homestead. Diane & Amy have been friend's since they were at FSU together. It was wonderful seeing our other "daughter." This restaurant has been in Homestead 60 years and one we ate in when we lived here.
Monday night was our Adventure ...
... snorkeling. At first I liked it then I got kind of tired so I went back to the boat. I had so much fun and I saw a lot of things. I liked the parrot fish. My dad saw a barracuda. Then we took a drive down all the keys of the Florida Keys. We went all the way to the Southernmost Point in the Continental US. We were only 90 miles from Cuba! I told mom and dad I could swim ...
... of the fruit fields that surround the busy, little city. We came to our usual hotel The Floridian, only to find that there was a long line to check in. It was hard to find a room here. I wondered if there was a race in town at the huge NASCAR track or if many others were funneled here with the same idea I had. The lobby was beautifully and newly painted with scenes of Florida wildlife from the Glades, Biscayne Bay, and the Keys. Behind the lobby desk was a mural ...
Left Toronto early with the bike above the back bumper which makes driving much simpler but one cannot open the back cap without removing the bike, a potential border crossing nightmare. I got to cool my heels at the Fort Erie border for two and a half hours before being interviewed. Homeland Security Officer Barnhill was very courteous and even offered suggestions on ...
Next, we spent a day driving out to and exploring the Florida Keys. We drove across the famous Seven Mile Bridge (as seen in the movie True Lies), and stopped for some trinket shopping at Shell World in Key Largo, before making it all the way out to the end of the chain, Key West. Key West is a cool little town, where the buildings are all pastel-colored, there are pedestrians everywhere smiling and strolling around, and there are loose chickens running through ...
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