Category: USA

Strange things happen at airports, to protect the “guilty” I won’t say where this happened but hey, if you read the blog you’ll know. Security in important but the liquids rule is in my view “over the top” however, we …

Some things positive, some things negative… Part 2 Read More »

During this trip we were sometimes struck by the way things have changed over the years. Our first US holiday was in 1986,  our first and only visit to New York was in 1987 and we were in Florida in …

Some things positive, some things negative… Read More »

Another early morning. Most of our stuff was already packed and after we had breakfast we needed only little time to get going. We drove north to Miami International Airport where we returned our rental car and checked in our …

Saturday, going home Read More »

We didn’t plan ahead for today. Just one activity was on our list for  a long time: a parasail flight. The company we choose opened at 10 and a little later we were there. No one else showed up while …

Key Largo – The last day 33°C Read More »

We planned a day trip to the Theater of the Seas in Islamorada. This is a small park has a dolphin, sea lion and parrot show and features sea turtles, rays, sharks and tropical fish. We spend about 3 hours …

Key Largo daytrip to Islamorada 33°C Read More »

Another lazy day. Sleep in, breakfast, walk across the highway to the snorkel company to get our boarding pass. We boarded the boat by noon and 15 minutes later we left the dock for John Pennekamp State Park. We anchored …

Key Largo Snorkeling. Nice day out on the water 32°C Read More »

No need to rush today. We slept in, got breakfast, loaded up the car and took US 1 north. 25 Km from Key West we had our first stop, a bat tower. Once build thinking that bats would come and …

Key West to Key Largo, 34°C Read More »

At last a day when we didn’t have to get up early. We were booked on a kayak excursion that started at 10.30. After signing the disclaimer (no matter what, it’s not the tour company’s fault) we were given our …

Key West, the last day – Hot, hot, hot – 35°C Read More »

Another early morning. Around 8 we were already at the Hurricane Hole Marina for a combined Dolphin watch and snorkel trip. We soon found out it was just us on the boat, just like a private charter. The only other …

Key West Dolphins and things – sunny 32°C Read More »

We packed our things so we wouldn’t have to loose time in moving to the other hotel. After breakfast we went to the marina for a SNUBA dive. The boat took us half an hour south before anchoring near the …

Snuba dive and still hot – 34°C and climbing Read More »