Faro Blanco Marina Resort
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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 ...
... is a beach park and there every week a yoga teacher does her class. I couldn't imagine a much better way of starting the day... in a peaceful, meditative state of mind before I jump into the chaos of Key West streets. Speaking of Key West, it reminded me of NYC but with the island flavor. The streets are busy although when you wander far out into the more residential areas, you then start to feel the ...
... conspirator with Booth in the Lincoln assassination). The fort was made obsolete by the rifling of cannons so it really only served as a prison, but it is still an awesome place. And to have it to ourselves was even better.
After our self-guided tour, we headed out for some snorkeling on a beautiful beach next to the fort. We enjoyed paddling around and looking at the coral and fish beneath the surface and the ...
... so we had to be careful and our last stop was at an underwater statue of Jesus which is a quite popular spot. You can't touch the statue even though it isn't very deep because it is covered in fire coral. After 2 hours of snorkelling about and dodging barracuda, jellyfish and fire coral it was time to head back to land.
Unfortunately the experience wasn't all good because Steffie got a bit sea sick and we both had a nice red sunburn on our backs from facing ...
... sea, before being pulled up to an altitude of over 100 meters. What a rush! It felt like being on an enormous swing. It was not at all scary; we went up gradually and progressively and had a fantastic aerial view of the bay.
In the afternoon, having just recovered from our parasailing experience, we went on a three-hour ‘Reef ‘n’ Ritas’ snorkelling trip. We cruised for 45 minutes to get to ...
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