Bay Cove Motel
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... JFK) migration was the worst in 30 years and that there was nothing we were saying to him that excited him. Like I said he was a very cheery old dude. Since the energy level of the group was low we headed straight for CCQ (by this point you should know what this means- if you are a little slow it is Cuban coffee queen). I decided to indulge myself and got a Colada (4 shots of espresso) - oh yeah my heart started ...
... though I saw no alligators. The guide recommended a walk halfway back to the front gate that was a wooden walkway over the grassy swamp. He really sold it and I knew that's where I was heading next. There was even a picture of it on the park map I'd picked up. I rushed to the car on docking before all these Asians slowed my trip back and headed to the walkway. I found the turnoff to the walk and, avoiding a plague of vultures near the car park, I was ...
who make their living from rescuing these larger gators and rehoming them. I took some pictures of the Gator boys show
which we watched after the river tour.
They use the gators to show off some dangerous stunts. This show earns them tip money which then, in
turn, allows them to rescue more of the animals or buy them from other trappers
who would have killed them.
The river tour was
on an airboat which looks like a ...
... the last week. It was quite entertaining and after most games we would have cold drink of something and talk about things.
I was planning to do more diving around the keys however the weather, although fairly hot and sunny was also windy which meant sea conditions were not great. I managed to get in two reef dives on the Sunday just to get myself reacquainted. It wasn't too bad, the vis wasn't the best but still managed ...
... overnight. Jerry was very cooperative and allowed me this visit....not his most favorite thing to do. The camping at this park was dry camping or else you drove another 35 miles into the park and you got electricity only with bathrooms and cold showers. So it was all pretty rustic. We stopped at the visitors center and inquired as to what to do and see. Our first clue that we were in gator country, bug country, etc, was that ...