Kon Tiki Motel
Travel Blogs from Venice
... pristine lakes, and nature preserves
Today I am here while Paul is playing Boca. We visited a few days ago and had a look around the pro shop. It certainly is "upscale."
Paul is back and played with people from Ottawa, Stratford and Connecticut, many of them "snow birds." They were telling him how Englewood is still a great place to buy (if anyone is looking.)
It prompted us to have a look at some real ...
... 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.
... here but unfortunately it only worked for one day but it was nice while we had it. The swans loved it. Pool was busy at times but there was always chairs available and we were just across from it so we could choose our timing. Marv made a pie one day. One day at the beach a couple came down and set up that orange tent and look at the view they ...
We are about 2 months away from leaving - and time is passing very quickly! While Deb saw patients today, Bets primed and sealed the ceiling in the downstairs bedroom.
The villa will soon be finished - we've taken up the downstairs carpet, door & window trim, we've painted walls & ceilings. Betsy has been busy replacing (updating) ...
... that Venice will be our winter haven.
What convinced us was the beauty and vibe of the area. The beach is breathtaking, the town has a small but lively village center, we've found some cool, 'old Florida' pubs and restaurants, great bike paths and all within a close walk, bike or drive.