Captain Pip's Marina & Hideaway
Travel Blogs from Marathon
... into any of the forty-some parks in the state. However, in Monroe County, here in the Keys, the county charges another dollar to enter. To get by this, one can buy a five dollar County Pass for five dollars and get free entry into any of these parks. The usual entry fee is four to five dollars per person. I figure that by the time we leave Florida I may break even. I do like to support the state parks around ...
... to do, but they didn't. The pool was still closed. The real inconvenience, of course, wasn't getting me out of a swimsuit, it was getting Andrew out. Maybe now, the dates would open the pool. It would take me forever to get us both ready again. But the pool relented and stayed closed until it faded out view as we pulled onto the Dixie Highway. We ate lunch at Pollo Tropical again. I tried their Caribbean soup and it was perfect. Drive through plantains! McDonald's ...
... shipwrecked or stranded.
Early colonial settlers and developers saw the Everglades were potential farm land and communities .In 1905, former Florida Governor Napoleon Bonaparte Broward began a
effort to drain the Everglades to make the land suitable for agriculture and
development. Large tracts of swamp were transformed into productive farmland,
and cities such as Miami and Fort Lauderdale began sprouting up ...
... coworkers. With the exception of David they all have been working as volunteers down here in Flamingo for way over 15 years, and David has been coming down to visit friends who are the back water volunteers for way over 20 years, so we were the new kids on the block and everybody enjoyed showing us around. That was really nice.
We were lucky to have a few visitors this time around. Our son was already in Miami for a work ...
It was another quick turn around in Florida. We were able to spend a couple of days with Holly and Peter and some of their friends. We also were able to get out for one of the best days of tarpon fishing ever..
We got back in time to help our good friends Ginny and Don with their Garage sale prior to their move up to Fort Lauderdale. We really miss having them in the keys
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