Conch Key Cottages
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Microwave in room
- Heated pool
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... NP camp site on Florida Bay. Southern-most settlement on the USA mainland. Set in lovely parkland just back from the sea. Almost empty camp site. Warning notices that the vultures would attack the rubber of your wiper blades or windscreen edging.
Nasty biting deer flies (like march or horse flies) everywhere. Few mozzies. Huge thunder storm and lots of rain on arrival, feel sad for those poor tourists in tents.
Boat trip ...
... a slow bird day and we needed a lift. Well we finally got a break. After close to an hour walking the trail. Finally we heard a calling male pretty far from the trail. Ultimately we were able to get deeply satisfying looks at a beautiful BLACK-WHISKERED VIREO (specialty #3) With renewed energy and greed in our blood - we decided to look for KeyWest Quail-dove despite it not being seen for three weeks. When we got to Long Key State Park ...
... Sable for a couple
of days of quiet and camping – saw two immature Flamingos and a
Raccoon (Pythons have eradicated most small mammals in the park).
- Palm Warbler and Florida Water
Snake pictures courtesy of Ron Neuhring.
- I'm hoping that global ...
... to as tree islands because they are technically surrounded by a vast sea of saw grass marl prairie. The acids from decaying plant life at the edges of the hammock eat away at the limestone underground to form moats which encircle the hardwood hammocks.
We also visit the Pa-hay-okee area and its short boardwalk trail. Pa-hay-okee means "grassy waters" in Seminole. The trail starts off on a boardwalk lined with Magnolia trees. As the boardwalk cuts through a ...
... attention to the details, a habit we have finally picked up along the way. Preparations included making an exhaustive list of every bridge we would pass and making note of its clearance as well as opening times for those bridges that needed to be raised, swung or turned for us to pass under. In addition, we had maintained contact with the Good Captains, who were a little further along in their travels but also traveling the same route. As such they were able to provide us with ...