The Wyvern Hotel Punta Gorda
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Breakfast at the Comfort Suites hotel buffet, probably the last hotel breakfast for awhile. Today we drive into the care and feeding of friends and family. The plan is to drive across Alligator Alley to Dave Cooper and Nancy Terrell's new home in Cape Coral, spend the night and continue up the west coast to Barb's parents home in Bradenton, Florida.
Dave and ...
... and found frequent rests upon exertion were necessary. The dry air caused some bloody noses, chapped lips and dry mouths, and it's good advice that the higher the elevation, the more hydrated you need to stay.
One of the resources I came across (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) while preparing for our trip suggested: "When taken before ascent, gingko biloba, 100–120 mg twice a day, was ...
... front of us.
The Legacy - Sarasota-to-Venice Bike Trail (another, of the Rails-to-Trails System) starts just blocks away, almost out Dave's back door. It was easy to find and we rode about eight of the total twelve-mile length. Near downtown Venice and a mile short of where we turned off the trail was the Venice Historical Railway Station; it was where the Venice Seaboard Air Line Railway Station (Air Line meaning the shortest point between 2 points ...
Today we did a little exploring of the area. Our first stop was Fisherman's Pier in Punta Gorda. To be honest, was not that impressed with it. From there we drove North on the Tamiami Trail (a 4 line busy highway) as I wanted to check out Englewood Beach. It's about 25 miles north and a very nice beach. Came back to the condo for lunch and then headed to the pool as it was 84 degrees and we needed a dip in the pool. ...
... games of Wizard!
And before it was all over, Mike's brother, Ray, and sister-in-law, Lou, spent a week at the end of April. Traveling to the popular mountain town of Boquete--though not by bus, as we usually do--gave them an opportunity to see another side of Panama including the beautiful, pastoral scenery. Having visitors gave us a respite from the grind of clearing out the boat and making it as beautiful as we could. We were ...
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