Posts Tagged with ‘Key West’
02 Feb 2015
Another day another tree. Seriously one of the things that has struck the most about Key West is how many different and exotic tree species there are. I don’t think I’ve seen a single tree that we have in Louisiana down here, makes sense after all as we are so much farther south but even going the same distance north of Louisiana you don’t find such a wild and drastically different variety. Maybe it’s a tropical thing. It’s exciting to my eyes and interests me to no […]
26 Jan 2015
As many of you know, we made our first landfall in Key West Florida after a great first passage. Many cruisers and other people “in the know” had told us to go to Marathon FL (Boot Key Harbor) as it is a cruiser haven but Dani and I had made up our minds that Key West would be our first stop. It appealed to me for many reasons. The great party vibe, the fact Hemingway had made his home here, Quest crew’s recommendations, and the fact that it just HAD to be warmer than the free […]
22 Jan 2015
After dropping anchor in Key West we spent a day doing nothing but recovering. We’d dropped anchor in twelve feet of water right off of what our chart said was “Wisteria Island”. The island right next to it was called “Tank Island”. Tank island was full of very expensive looking homes while Wisteria island looked like it was left in its natural state with shrubs and scrub brush growing on the skirts but taller things growing in the center.
Being so close over t […]