Coral Lagoon Resort & Marina
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... so it has a mixed bag of folks. The women who work here are boisterous and just as seaworthy as the men. The boaters here are from all parts of the world and many have given up their worldly possessions to live on their boat full time. The fuel dock is a place to congregate. We are directly across from it so we get to eavesdrop. One of my favorite memories happened when a local dive boat filled with professional divers passed the fuel dock and surprised a fuel dock worker ...
... The first few days were spent enjoying the lovely beach of Sandspur. Lucky me, I got there early enough to find my shady spot. It was very easy to kill time doing nothing but staring out at the sea, catching up with friends online, reading, taking photos, observing the lizards say "hi" and nose around my pack and chatting with the locals. When hunger called, there were a few small cafes to eat at - one where ...
... the Gumbo Limbo tree. I DO love that name. It sounds like some sort of dance entrée.
We shopped briefly in the ever-present gift shop and then had a small lunch in the parking lot in the Subaru.
On the way home, we stopped at Winn Dixie for groceries and then hit two gift shops to find a couple of tempting items. Oh yes, we did shop at a "Big K", too. Lynn bought ...
... and we were both very full once we were done. Down at the dock, there were a few green lights illuminating the water and the large tarpin that were swimming about. It was definitely time for bed after that!
The next morning, we had a lazy start to the day before we drove down to the Stuffed Pig for breakfast. Matt also had told us about that place so we were keen to see what all the fuss was about. It wasn't very big and it was pretty busy. It had been there for a ...
... t really mentioned the allegators, because we don't see them all that much here in Flamingo. They are abundant up in Anhinga and Shark Valley, but not down here in the salty waters. They much prefer fresh water. I think what we really enjoyed about being in the back country, more so than on the bay was the beauty and the solitude. We would stop for our lunches in some small little niche and just listen to the birds and enjoy being one ...
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