Monthly Archives: January 2014

Bok Tower Gardens

It’s looking like it will be a beautiful day today and we decided to go visit the nearby Bok Tower Gardens, a National Historic Landmark. This 205 foot tall tower and the surrounding gardens was established by Edward W Bok … Continue reading

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Moving Up

Yesterday was a quiet day.  We just took it easy, walked around the RV park and then went for a drive up the west side of nearby Lake Okeechobee.  What we thought would be a scenic lake drive was a … Continue reading

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Everglades

The last several days we have been in The Everglades where internet and cell phone service were nearly non-existent.  It’s also been hot and humid with occasional rains.  A few mosquitoes, but nothing serious.  We were camped at Long Pine … Continue reading

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Key West, Florida

Key West is about an hour drive from our campground.  We got an early start and stopped for a moment at Sombrero Beach, a beautiful park with a nice sandy beach. The original seven-mile bridge can be seen paralleling the … Continue reading

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Moving on Down the Keys

We have moved about 30 miles further into the Keys to Fiesta RV Resort. We knew rain was on the way so we left early to beat that.  We enjoyed the drive, it’s so pretty here. As soon as we … Continue reading

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African Queen and Rain

We knew rain was on the way so we set out early to explore while we could.  About a mile from our campground is the original African Queen, the 1951 movie boat used by Humphrey Bogart and Katherine Hepburn in … Continue reading

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Entering the Keys

A key is a low offshore island or reef. There are 42 bridges connecting 126 miles of Florida keys here. Driving south on US Hwy 1 we crossed a big bridge that took us into Key Largo at mile marker #106. … Continue reading

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