Category Archives: Florida

In all of the 33 years I’ve been coming to Fort Myers, Florida I’ve never done some of the things I’ve done this week. I spent part of a day in the country and went horseback riding. My horse, Leah was a sweetie, but she didn’t want to stop too much for photos. The trail.
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I went to Manatee Park in Fort Myers, Florida today. It was a beautiful day for canoeing, but unfortunately the only manatee I saw was this guy below..
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Yesterday I swam in an outdoor (heated!) pool for the last time this season. Above me the sky was the bluest blue of a fall day, the falling leaves starting to turn to red, orange, and yellow. I like fall but hate to see summer end. It only gets worse from here on out in.
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Key West, the southernmost point in the US, is famous for Jimmy Buffet, Earnest Hemingway, and Duval Street – a lively string of shops, bars, and restaurants. Sloppy Joe’s restaurant was Hemingway’s haunt. There are many ways to see Key West – on the Conch Train Tour, on a bike or scooter –but the best.
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