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  • View from the Restaurant, Collier Inn, Useppa
    • 9.2.2014
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    Useppa is one of those type of places that you don’t think exist anymore. It is one of the best kept secrets in Florida. Read more about it here.

  • Gasparilla Inn Pool
    • 8.2.2014
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    Boca Grande & the Gasparilla Inn

    In January 2013 we spent a week on Sanibel and then ventured north to the sleepy island of Boca Grande and spent a night at one of America’s most storied hostelries, the Gasparilla Inn. I wrote a story for Travel World International which is on page 58. These are the photos I was not able to include.

  • Welcome to Caladesi
    • 5.2.2014
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    Caladesi Island

    I am an island nut and like nothing better than discovering a relatively unknown one where the beaches are covered in real birds and not the wintering snowbirds from the north. Such a place is Caladesi Island from where you can see the towers of Clearwater. Read more here.

  • Vanishing Point 7 Mile Bridge
    • 4.2.2014
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    Pigeon Key

  • Approach to Bok Tower
    • 4.2.2014
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    Bok Tower

    On our most recent trip to Florida in November, 2013 we did a lot of gadding about and Bok Tower was one of the places we got to. Read my Trip Advisor review.

  • Pool Epic Hotel 2
    • 2.2.2014
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    Over the past thirty years I have visited Miami many times and have seen its waterfront area undergo a revitalization like few American cities. There are a lot of good hotels, but we really think that the Epic  outdoes them all in terms of chic and glamour. Every once in a while it is worth splurging and the […]

  • Sunset from the Key West Cat
    • 2.2.2014
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    Key West

    On a lark we took the Key West Express from Fort Myers Beach to Key West a few years ago. I have always thought Key West one of the most interesting cities in the U.S. It also has one of our all time favourite restaurants, Louie’s Back Yard.