Monthly Archives: February 2022

Key Deer, Blimps and Wine

Thursday, February 24, 2022 Big Pine Key is known for its Key Deer, a subspecies of the white-tailed deer, that lives only in the Keys. Centuries ago, they migrated to the Florida Keys from the mainland during the most recent … Continue reading

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Dry Tortugas National Park

Wednesday, February 23, 2022 There are only two ways to get to the Dry Tortugas – boat or seaplane. We opted for the Key West Seaplane, which allowed us to see Key West from above, as well as have an … Continue reading

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Exploring Key West

Monday, February 21, 2022 Nothing much planned for today – we had tickets for the Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour, so rode that this morning, and got a feel for some of Key West’s history. We can use the tickets all … Continue reading

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Let’s Go Fly a Kite!

Sunday, Feb 20, 2022 People were taking advantage of the wind today. We were greeted with the sight of two kites flying at our resort. Unfortunately, there was a kite-eating tree that captured one of them for a while. We … Continue reading

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Florida Keys

February 19, 2022 In 1513, Ponce de Leon, called the Keys ”Los Matires.” The name means the martyrs, names for the natives which, from a distance, de Leon thought looks like suffering men. Calusa and Tequesta Indians populated the islands … Continue reading

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