Santa Maria Suites
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Swimming pool
- Concierge desk
- Non-smoking rooms
- High-speed internet in room (free)
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... of military bases on the Island. Apparently, naval and air force pilots who need to get their hours up, come here because of the good weather. We biked past Hemmingway's house and the Key West lighthouse, which we marked for a visit the next day. Also found the zero mile marker for US Highway 1. We then biked into Mallory Square and watched the sunset over the Gulf of Mexico, before biking back to the resort with a new found ...
... on display in a museum.
We are staying in Anne's bedroom in the house. The Turret Room is down the hall and Robert the Doll is often seen in the southwest window by people walking down the street. We are taking a ghost tour tomorrow night and will get to see Robert up close and personal!
As for our 4th of July, we started the day by driving around the island to get a quick tour. We then walked the streets north and west of ...
... and Donna had Key Lime Pie. The pie was extraordinary!
After dinner we walked back toward the hotel. As we were walking past WillieT's (the place we had lunch yesterday) we noticed that a band was setting up and getting ready to play. There were tables on the patio, so we went in, grabbed a table and ordered drinks. Then we waited. And waited, and waited, and waited. About 9:30 we finally asked the waitress what was going on. She said the City of Key ...
... half of the Island where we skied into the Atlantic Ocean. This is where the real fun started. There was a bit of a swell and if you stayed behind someone you got there wake as well so it was creating jumps. As you hit the swell at full speed you would get air. It was so much fun. I was just throwing this Jet Ski side to side smacking into the swell, pretty much giving it everything it had. At some points I nearly over did it when I nearly come off on a ...
... Key West which is known as a super alternative town as it is closer to Cuba than it is to the rest of the US and at one point actually declared war on the US and their independence from the country calling themselves the "conch republic". It was all an act in 1982 as a rebuttal to the US border patrol putting up a roadblock to the islands in an effort to staunch the flow of dugs and immigrants, but the block greatly affected the islands economy. The ...