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1178-Butterfly World – Boca Raton, FL

Butterfly World was a wonderful find while driving down Route 95 in South Florida. This is how I love to travel, head in a direction and look for cool stuff along the way – all unplanned. I have visited other [...]

January 13, 2015 Boca Raton, Florida, US Travel

1176-Over The Top Xmas – Boca Raton, FL

If you think Xmas lights are a waste of electricity, wait until you see this display in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. We saw them from a distance as they lit up the low-hanging clouds with a “house-on-fire” glow that filled the [...]

January 13, 2015 Boca Raton, Florida, US Travel

1175-Bonasi Trees – Boca Raton, FL

The Morikami Gardens also houses an extensive collection of Bonsai trees.   [...]

January 13, 2015 Boca Raton, Florida, US Travel

1174-Assholes – Boca Raton, FL

I guess the asshole will be with us forever. These are people with such low self-esteem that they need to mark their territory like a feral cat spraying up it’s neighborhood. I have seen graffiti on Native American petroglyphs as [...]

January 13, 2015 Boca Raton, Florida, US Travel

1173-Solitude – Boca Raton, FL

Everywhere I go I try to find a quiet spot for solitude. At the Morikami Gardens in South Florida, I found mine – a corner bench in a shaded garden overlooking a koi lagoon. [...]

January 13, 2015 Boca Raton, Florida, US Travel

1172-Kennedy Space Center – Merritt Island, FL

The Kennedy Space Center has always been on my list of places to visit. As we raced down Route 95 from Baltimore to Ft. Lauderdale, we found out that SpaceX was preparing to launch a missile to resupply the space [...]

January 13, 2015 Florida, Merritt Island, US Travel

1171-Space Shuttle Atlantis – Merritt Island, FL

Click here for a much larger photo of Atlantis The Space Shuttle Atlantis flew 33 missions for NASA from 1985 – 2011. By the end of its final mission, Atlantis had orbited the Earth a total of 4,848 times, traveling [...]

January 13, 2015 Florida, Merritt Island, US Travel

1170-Kennedy Space Center – Merritt Island, FL

Went on a wonderful bus tour of the Kennedy Space Center launch facilities. We visited launch sites for all of the Space Shuttles as well as Apollo moon flights. Yes it’s kind of touristy, but well worth it. SpaceX launching [...]

January 12, 2015 Florida, Merritt Island, US Travel

967-Hemingway House

Visited Ernest Hemingway’s house in Key West. His compound was quite a handsom property. It was very New Orleansesque with stately house up front with private gardens behind. It has been fully restored and is now a landmark selling tickets [...]

July 17, 2013 Key West

972-Key West

Drove down from West Palm Beach to Key West. Rented a cool convertible and did the drive Florida style. It takes a couple of hours to hit the keys and then a few more for the drive across the islands, [...]

July 17, 2013 Key West