Speakeasy Inn and Rum Bar
Travel Blogs from Key West
After deciding to come home and landing a job back in London I took some time out and visited my friend Mariko in New York, we took a little vacation down to Key West (33 hours on the greyhound for me and 3 hours flight for her :-@)
We met in Miami then drove across the Keys - one of the most beautiful places Ive ever been!
... lots of baby chicks as well - so cute.
I got to eat a slice of Key Lime Pie in the Florida Keys, so that was cool and very delicious.
It was super hot. Over 30 degrees. Enjoyed a Virgin Pina Colada, it was a bit sweet but ice cold and therefore enjoyable.
The bus trip home was long, another four hours on the bus. Thank goodness for Jack Reacher books.
Highlight: Key Lime Pie ...
... an appearance. After about half an hour, the rain tapered off and the fishing began...
Bob is a fishing guide, who practices catch and release "sight fishing". He takes the boat into shallow water, lifts the boat's outdrive and uses a 20 foot metal pole to steer the boat where he wants. Bob showed us how to spot a fish feeding in shallow water by looking for a sickle-shaped tail sticking 6 to 12 inches out of the water . We ...
... have our air conditioning on....can you believe that. The weather has cooled a bit, winds out of the north have been blowing since yesterday. The temps are in the 60s with clear skies and very windy. People have fleece jackets on and long pants....kinda funny.
We have done a number of fun things. The sunset is a ritual every night in Key West. There is a gathering spot called Mallory Square where 100s of people show up ...
... blocks to Irish Kevin's, by the time I got there, I was a total mess. Soaked to the skin, and felt quite ill. After a few glasses of water, and an attempt at drinking a Gin and Tonic (it was only 2pm after all, and I am British!), I had to got back to the hotel.
Had a great night out with Glenn and KP. Started at the Speakeasy, then on to 801. We got chatting to this HUGE lump of a man with hands like shovels (for the sake of this story, we shall call him Odd ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking