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Everglades National Park – Shark Valley

We did the Shark Valley Tram tour because we arrived too late to hire bicycles to tour the route ourselves. We encountered more alligators, birds and butterflies.

Back to Sanibel Island

Back to Sanibel Island for more shells!

Everglades National Park – Anhinga Trail

We visit Anhinga Trail, at the Everglades National Park

Florida Keys

We drove to John Pennekamp State Park for a look, and then headed onwards to Key West for dinner.

Hosteria Romana

An authentic Italian restaurant on Espanola Way

Hanging around SoBe

A lazy day wandering about Miami Beach.

Beachcombing, then Miami

Our first taste of shell collecting at Sanibel Island … then onwards to South Beach, Miami.


A surprise find — a really good Italian restaurant located in a museum!

The Ringling Museum

We visit a circus museum in Sarasota …

Visiting the Kennedy Space Centre

We visit the inspring Kennedy Space Centre at Cape Canaveral, joined the tour and tried out the Shuttle Launch Experience.

The Hub Baja Grill

Tasty food but expensive (and allergy-inducing) drinks at the Hub Baja Grill. Good if you like "lively atmosphere".

Hellas Bakery

Delicious Greek pastries and coffee can be found here.

The Highlander Cafe

A sunny, cosy cafe serving delicious soups and salads.

Swimming with Manatees! Then off to the best beach in the US

We swim with Manatees! Then off to Siesta Keys (voted the best beach in the US) via Tarpon Springs for some sponges.


A cafe/store with a large mouthwatering selection of Empanadas, pastries, cakes and other goodies!