Palm Island Resort
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... though the tram was full, the beach was nearly empty, the driver told us that the water temperature was 87F. That sounded warm. It was. Never was I so fast under water than this morning. It felt like swimming in a bathtub. We saw dolphins, pelicans, seagulls and other birds. When we took out our sandwiches for lunch we were quickly surrounded by seagulls, but we did not feed them. But it was fun watching them surround us. At the moment the men are busy cracking ...
... have some success, otherwise why do they do it?
As we did our four long night time trips we would see people walking or cycling along the side of the road with no sign of towns or property for miles around. Where were they going?
Seemingly, there are no rules of the road in Costa Rica. Overtaking on either side, pulling out from side streets without stopping, not indicating, cyclists and moped riders weaving in and out of traffic where there is no ...
... also stopped at the alligator&bird reserve on the way. No alligators but there were a bunch of birds! The bike could have been planned a bit better as we ended up adding on some extra kilometres from back tracking. Everyone had extremely sore butts! The pain lasted for days! Which means that we didn't really use the bikes as much since we were so sore however I did bike down to Bowmen Beach twice. Once on my own ...
... playground !
Now that we have seen all the beaches on Manasota Key, thanks to Linda, we had the chance to explore Palm Island a bit.
A six minute car ferry across the Intracoastal Waterway separates Palm Island from Florida’s mainland. This distance can be measured by yards, but it feels as if you travel a greater distance towards a relaxed state of mind! The beach (at 11 a.m. on a beautiful day) ...
... While over in North Fort Myers for my golf lesson with Ryan Gilbert, (he's great; have taken lessons from him before; if you ever need a golf pro while in the Cape or Fort Myers area he's the one to see), Leon and I made a stop at the Shell Factory. We like going there when we are in the area. So many neat ideas people can come up with for using shells. The Shell Factory has ...