Casa Del Sol Beach Resort
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... Stilt #5, Lesser Yellowlegs #1, Willet #20, Spotted Sandpiper #2, Ring-billed Gull #1, White-crowned Pigeon #1, Belted Kingfisher #1, Eastern Phoebe #2, Great Crested Flycatcher #1, White-eyed Vireo (heard) #1, American Crow #15, Tree Swallows #4, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (heard only) #2, Gray Catbird (heard) #1, Pine Warbler (heard) #1, Palm Warbler #3, Common Yellowthroat #1, Eastern Towhee (heard) #1, Northern Cardinal (heard) #1.
On a second visit, Casey, ...
... apparent that the large splashing thing was actually a tarpon (a type of sailfish) that the fisherman had on his line, and we were able to relax.
I went back to snorkeling and within just a few hours of being in the water encountered a cornucopia of beautiful, colorful, intriguing and cute creatures including (but not limited to) barrel sponge, spiny lobster, scrawled trunkfish, stingray, brain coral, spotted drum, yellowhead wrasse, and four-eyed butterfly fish! And ...
It was time to leave Sarasota and head south. We decided upon Venice as our next destination and we were excited. We were looking forward to our first glimpse of the Gulf in a long while. Our last few destinations had been on the inside portion of the ICW and the waters were brown and murky. We pined for pristine aqua waters with vast vistas. So once again we woke up early, cast off our lines and went in search of Venice, the big, blue Gulf and new adventures.
I am proud ...
Today was work day. It started off rainy and windy, so I figured the housework might as well get done. (sigh) Weather improved over the day but not a lot. We caught up on reading. After dinner the sky started to cloud up again, but we needed some exercise, so we walked to the 7 mile bridge.The sidewalk there is uneven and poorly lit so we didn't go too far out the bridge because coming ...
... in FL keys since outside your tent is, in my opinion, the most beautiful beach in the continental USA.
Here are the reasons why Sandspur beach gets my vote:
1. There are no condos, hotels, high-rises, etc nearby
2. Your only shade comes from the bushes so find yourself a great spot.
3. The lizards come by or peek their heads out to say 'hi.'
4. The water temperature is said to ...