You can't get much better than this, however, they charged
us $75 a night for this camp site. The bridge in the background has
been replaced with a new road. You can fish from the old bridge or go for
a bike ride. A marina to the left rents boats and sells all the bait
you'll need. The boys used small shrimp. They caught several
small fish and enjoyed feeding them to the pelicans who nested in the mangroves
by the small marina.
The challenge was to get the fish off of the hook before
the pelicans stole them from you. These are big birds -- they hovered
and stood close by with their bills snapping. A scary site for small
If you see one on Sugarloaf Key with a shine green
lure on his left wing, think about Mitch. These pelicans were very
A friend of mine was asking about ways to go RV'ing
with a Harley. Well, here's one solution -- turn your tow car into
a Harley Hauler.
We stayed about 16 miles from Key West. Most off
the town is filled with places to eat, drink and buy souveniers. There
was both fine art and strange art for sale. Since we travel we are
satisfied enjoying everything sitting on the shelves of the shops.
This is it! Can't go no farther than this!
The southern most point in the continental United States.
Also the start of U.S. Highway 1.
We saw two blimps tethered high in the sky, about 2,000 -
3,000 feet high. A local told me they had Drug Enforcement Agency
cameras on them and could see all the way to Cuba, (which was just 90 miles
Cruise Ship at night off Key West
DEA spy blimp
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