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... shooting stars out in the bay so we were so lucky to see one! He was too quick for us to get a photos so I'll just have to store that one in the memory bank! Back to the frigate for a second. First thing, stupid name for a bird but they are pretty cool. They're a sea bird but can't get wet otherwise they drown so it makes it incredibly difficult for them to feed. The relationship they have with dolphins is the interesting part. People ...
It was on the menu but we didn't want to try it..... Old town Key West was all about beautiful architecture, gingerbread trim and white picket fences surrounded by bourganvillia, jacaranda and banyan trees. Many famous and wealthy people have fallen in love with the keys and made it their home, Earnest Hemingway and President Truman being the most quoted. There were great bars, the Green Parrot and Captain Tony's Sloppy ...
... Couple of stops along the way, one in Key Largo. and one to take a few water picture and we are getting closer.
It is getting hotter too, so its time to put the top up and some AC on.. Hey! you try driving 5000kms with the top down and see if your body can handle all that heat! lol.
Anyway,.. it is a good thing we did! as the heavens open up and down comes the rain. One thing to remember in ...
Let me start with a history of The Artist House where we are staying. It was built in 1890 by the Thomas Otto family. Famed Key West painter, Robert Eugene Otto, the youngest son, inherited the home. Gene and his wife Anne and family lived here until their deaths in the 70's. It is one of only a few authentic, original buildings on the island.
When Gene was a boy in the house, he had a beloved doll named Robert the Doll. It was given ...
... into the water. We saw Bubba, a local iguana, and the Coast Guard Cutter Ingham (now a museum). The tour guide had just launched into her spiel when the captain leaned over and whispered in her ear. When she said, "You're kidding" we knew something was up. The captain came on - "Folks, this has never happened before, but the Navy has told us to leave the area due to NATIONAL SECURITY reasons." (insert dramatic music here)