Olde Marco Island Inn and Suites
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Tracking east on highway 41 we drove through the Everglades, stopping at an Indian village for lunch - deep fried alligator was on the menu. Tip - it tastes like tough chicken.
Onwards through a terrific rainstorm we entered the Florida Keys - a chain of islands stretching in an arc southwest from the bottom of the mainland. There are 42 bridges forming the Overseas Highway which tomorrow will take us down to Key West.
... they are. The tree starts in the branches of another "host" tree and its roots grow down into the ground. Once the roots touch the ground it wraps itself all around the host tree until it covers it completely. Eventually the strangler tree is strong enough and the host tree dies. It is so cool to look through the strangler tree and see the old dead tree at its center. Some of them are huge. It sounds kind of awful but apparently they are welcome in the rainforest as ...
... t run into any alligators or panthers though, which was a bonus. Coopertown officially has a population of 8 people, but it's on the side of a major highway so it wasn't the backwater shack that I thought it would be. We'd paid up and were ushered into a room where we got to have our picture taken against a green screen. The idea was we would be super imposed onto a scene of us feeding Chris' (who was celebrating his 31st birthday today) head into a ...
After an interesting drive from Sarasota (through Naples), we ended up at this Florida State Park. What a treat. We learned how the Tamiami Highway was dredged and built back in the 1920's. The park is the site of a National Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark, ...
Well about 10 days in this part of the world is over, 9 days spent on the water, great relaxing time for me, boosted local economy as well.
Sad to leave, was a fantastic time, couldn't have asked for a more friendly welcome from Dan and Leslie and Molly the Aussie sheepdog who's personal mission was to herd me and keep me on the straight and narrow - thanks again Dan & Leslie - you know what I'm saying ...