Village at Hawks Cay Villas by Keys Caribbean
Travel Blogs from Duck Key
... ride and swamp jeep safari and got to see all sorts of animals including an alligator ! It was amazing. We then drove on to Naples and arrived at the fabulous retro Naples Beach Hotel. Went to the beach cafe and were happily admiring the sunset when BANG CRASH the most almighty storm took place! We were undercover and stayed dry and had supper - just got a bit wet on way back to the room ...
... of all and then we investigate the rundown charms of Bahama Village, where the workers who built Key West traditionally lived before we stop for lunch at a vegan restaurant called simply The Cafe. Our simple artichoke and caramelized onion sandwiches prove the best meal since SushiSamba. If it existed in Kensington I'd eat there every day!
We slowly make our way up to the departure point for our snorkelling trip, heading into Captain Tony's Saloon on our way, originally ...
... up there with the likes of Yellowstone or the Mojave desert.
We continue on waiting for paradise to reveal itself but the repetition of occasional reed-based idyll and more frequent gas station/fast food forecourt becomes wearyingly predictable so it's a welcome relief when, two hours after leaving Duck Key, we finally drive into Key West and discover the Historic Old Town. A simple left on Duval Street leads us down the final five blocks of the USA to the Southernmost ...
... are getting a washer and dryer first chance we get maybe when we get to Fort Myers, but I am thinking we will wait till we get home because we will have to give up the whole house just to get the thing installed. So it may be a good idea to wait. The other thing I need is a dishwasher...I hate to wash dishes and we seem to have lots!!!! ...
... on Monday, July 19th and were scheduled to return home on Friday, July 23rd but Topical Storm Bonnie advanced our departure to Thursday evening. A tropical depression that formed over Puerto Rico had become a tropical storm and was forecasted to pass right over the upper keys (can't get more up than Key Largo) with the potential of becoming a hurricane. Being that we were with a bunch of kids and towing a boat and a wave runner we opted ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking