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Here we are again! A long day travelling. Called in at two islands: Captiva and Senambal - both coral/shell beaches. Actually went swimming in the sea from a beautiful beach. Each key/island is joined by a bridge - some of them are quite spectacular. We went to Sarasota Lido in the evening and ate at a proper Italian restaurant!
... the common element, were about to descend upon them. So we formed a Canadian group of seven and quaffed a few Bikini Babes and Margaritas with the odd light beer for good measure.
Later in the week we will visit a few of our favourite haunts one last time and begin the process of trying to get everything back into the Forester.
All things considered it has been a wonderful winter which we hope to reprise in 2015. ...
Paul has played a few times at a local course called Oyster Creek but he has been itching to play some of the "nicer" courses nearby.
Two of these courses are Boca Royale and Riverwood. Both get excellent ratings and Riverwood is rated 15th in the entire state of Florida.
Riverwood is a Golf Digest 4 1/2 star course that is truly unique as a result of its design features, natural beauty and varying challenges. (so ...
... and the Intracoastal
The entrance sign says it is
certified as a "Blue Wave" beach by the Clean Beaches Council. Not sure exactly what this means but it was a different beach than many of the others in that it was more natural and certainly more rugged.
Heavy surf, lots of sandpipers and ring necked gulls. We plan to stop again and maybe try to find a shark tooth or two.
Great weekend. Got up EARLY Saturday and Sunday morning, across the Skyway Bridge to Bradenton, to Waterlefe Golf, where we used to live. Played golf with some of the guys I met on weekends religiously for nearly 8 years. Nice to see them, enjoyed the beautiful weather, didn't play well, but Resolution #1 for 2014, after being unable to play golf for two months due to weather, I WILL NOT COMPLAIN ABOUT ****** GOLF THIS YEAR! ****** golf is ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking