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... the Gulf Coast is well east of the more famous Redneck Riviera which boasts crystal clear emerald-blue water. However, we thoroughly enjoy our walks on the beach, playing Frisbee and discovering hermit crabs scampering all around sea grass sections of sandbars.
Our first outing was to St. George Island State Park. This barrier island lies between Apalachicola Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. It is known for its nine miles of pristine ...
... not include new friends we've met, like this week, when we discovered that the couple who pulled into this park behind us just happen to be best friends with the only people we know in Traverse City, Michigan - we ended up becoming the kind of friends who will be sure to meet up again, somewhere down the road!
So, here we go with ...
Woke up this morning with raindrops pounding on the roof of the RV. Lighting and thunder all around. By noon it cleared off and made for a beautiful day. Taking a drive to Apalachicola to take the historic walking tour. The town sits right on the Apalachicola River. We saw weather -worn shrimp boats that are still in use.
Leon picked up fresh shrimp and scallops from the 13 ...
... with her tiny dog in her tiny dinghy to take care of garbage, laundry and run errands in town before rowing back to her tiny trawler. She always wears a dress, hat and a huge smile. It has been both amusing and humbling to see how happy one can be on so little.
It has been fun watching the wild life here, (I am referring to animals although there is enough human wild life to watch if one is so inclined). Dolphins swim by the boat almost every day. In fact, I ...
... I'd love to spend a week here if we ever come back. It took us over 3,500 miles to get here, but there must be a shorter way, if the weather cooperated. By this I mean that a more direct route through the mid-western state would shorten it up, but the weather, you know.
It's about time for dinner now, so I'll close for this segment. I got only one decent shot, with the phone, so I'll post it along with this, unedited. You be the judge...