Faro Blanco Marina Resort
Travel Blogs from Marathon
So of all the random things I thought I would see in Florida, wasn't expecting to find out my best friend from high school back in Alaska who now lives in Oregon happen to be on vacation in the Keys. What a great way to start travels by getting to hang with him and his ...
... at the very least.. Ok, may be not as dramatic as exiting by becoming a body marker on Mt. Everest, but at least make it involve a far away place, not a flight from Ft. Lauderdale! Then we took off. The next thing I knew I was back home and online I received a $100 voucher from Air Tran. That was less dramatic indeed but the thing is it bought me more time to enjoy life, which, my friends, is priceless.
... Sitting around with friends and family at the
camp site really IS what it's all about. Good stuff.
was go home day. I felt a sad sort of happiness as I went about cooking
french toast , puttering about putting things away. Scott made a
delectable fruit salad for us to enjoy with breakfast. Camp was broken
down , boat taken out of the water, bikes and board stowed. Time to go
home. Next adventure is in the planning ...
... Dad went to Publix on KW while Mom shopped for bathing suits. Then Dad waited in the car with groceries while Mom shopped for bathing suits. She was quite pleased with her purchases.
Cooked tacos for dinner. House specialty. None for me---well Dylan gave me a little bit of leftover taco but don't tell Mom. More "Chef" Michaels.
Then we ( I use that term loosely) picked a movie. The Grey as I said earlier. Lots of howling and grizzly scenes of folks ...
... snorkels to use on the state parks beaches instead. We paid a $60 deposit and headed to the water. One benefit was that we didn't need wetsuits for this area (although really it wasn't that cold).
Greg didn't tell us that he'd never snorkelled (hence the original plan wouldn't have been a great idea) so when he dived straight in, he immediately got a mouth and nose full of seawater! Once he'd learnt to breathe ...
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