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The Most Southern

I love this line of people waiting to take their photos with the “Southernmost Point” marker. (Click photo to enlarge.) But more than that, I love the story of this thing. This point in Key West was originally marked with a sign, but the sign kept getting stolen. The city…

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Lunch, a Silvery Palm, and a Surveillance Blimp Called Fat Albert

For lunch today we skipped down a few keys to Cudjoe Key and grabbed some sandwiches at The Square Grouper. Great lunch! When we came back outside it had started raining (the as-promised-afternoon-thunderstorm).  Silvery palm in the parking lot (but I don't think it's an official "Silver Palm" like in…


Old Bahia Honda Bridge

This morning we went for a walk out onto the Old Bahia Honda Bridge: View from the trail out to the bridge: Originally part of the Overseas Railway, the State of Florida purchased it after the 1935 Labor Day Hurricane and converted it to provide automobile use as part of the Overseas Highway in 1938. After a replacement…

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Bahia Honda State Park

This morning (after kayaking with manatees!!!) we headed down to Bahia Honda State Park (another 20 minute drive further down the Keys). Here's our new campsite/office location: Here are a few shots from the drive down. This is Pigeon Key: Both new and old Seven Mile Bridge with Pigeon Key in the…

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