Another day, another dozen miles paddling from Key Largo to West. Of the things we learned here, this one was immediately obvious.
#4: The water is a gorgeous color. And so is everything else.
Photos above: Pelican’s eye view of Indian Key. Bill and Jack approach Long Key. Colorful character Hen. Storm clearing over Rock Harbor. Debra and unusual kayak storage. Arrival at Geiger Key to set up camp. Betsy takes a break near Indian Key. Angels over Curry Hammock State Park.
Green water, lavender sky
Jack and Rick
Popps Motel in Rock Harbor
Leaving Rock Harbor
Rick in a sunny moment
Colorful yaks at campsite
Tent platforms at Long Key State Park
Arriving at Sugarloaf Key
House in Key West
Part 1 is here. As well as the previous post in our Keys-y series. 🙂
As per Part 1, our kayak-camping trip spanned 10 days in early February. Now, more of the Top 10 Things We Learned about the southernmost point of the U.S. (not counting that last fact).
#3: “The Sunshine State” (Florida) isn’t always in a sunny state.You may think you’re escaping to a warm tropical paradise. Then, this (click for video):
Well, at least our clothes dried. But it’s a water sport, right? And unlike back home in New York, the stuff falling from the sky was rain, not snow/sleet/hail/wintry mix.
35-mph clothes dryer: Bahia Honda
Gear geek Henrietta
Nothing left to do but listen to the wind howl and plan for tomorrow
Shuffleboard in the rain: Rock Harbor
Popps Motel, prepping boats in the drizzle at Rock Harbor
Bill Burnham leaves Rock Harbor
Great thing about bad weather: clouds!
Betsy remains cheerful and colorful
Kokatat storm cag is worth every penny!
The view from our “hotel” in Bahia Honda