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Travel Blogs from Islamorada
... br> searching for the small opening in the mangroves. I then took the
long way around via the Lane River to Whitewater Bay and up the East
River to Hell's Bay – I figure this added ten miles to my paddle to
Pearl Bay; all of it into a stiff breeze with waves. I arrived at the
Pearl Bay Chickee around 16:00, completely exhausted. After pitching
my tent and having a quick dinner, swarms of ...
... who told us the weather forecast was "just perfect" today. Caveat emptor etc etc.
Wet suit, flippers, mask and snorkels duly donned and in we go. Last time we tried this in Australia, it was a fantastic experience; crystal clear waters, multi-coloured coral and the gentle tranquility of swimming in nature's most beautiful aquarium. Today, it's brown and rough with the occasional darting flash of yellow or blue catching our eye but for the most part we can't help feeling, we ...
... old country". Snorkeling many
times a day.
We spent two months sailing in Greece from Lefkada in the Ionian Sea to
Rhodes in the Dodacanese. While in Greece, we ate too many gyros, hit
most of the Tavernas, and an unmarked reef.
We sailed to Turkey and did some stand up paddling around the castle in
Bodrum, ate great seafood, and bought fresh bread and pastries from a
young boy who sells from ...
... plus visited Ron and Jan; a fun weekend only tempered by lots of driving. Amanda is expecting to deliver Cindy a granddaughter in July.
Had a great day with Moyra and Dave at the Key Largo Seafood Festival where we actually ate at Alabama Jack's. They had just returned from a ten day exotic cruise to many islands.
Saw my first deer in both the Everglades and Big Cypress ...
... or two to direct me, sink onto the bottom to study a coral head, or whatever. The less swimming the better because I'm really not that good of a swimmer. But I am very good on air consumption. On the dives around here, I typically use only 1000 pounds of air or so (out of 3000 pounds) in an hour. Most people will use much more. And I have been diving with this dive shop now for 3 weeks so they know me fairly ...