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Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary


Run by the Audobon Society, this slice of native Florida is located east of Naples, FL. A two-mile boardwalk provides an easy way to view this primordial swamp, which is habitat for a plethora of species of plants and animals. Some good gator pictures inside.

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St. John's River


What happens when I rent a boat at Hontoon Landing and cruise the St. Johns River in north central Florida? A lot of pictures of birds, reptiles, and the occasional cow! These photos were taken during two different such outings, one in March and the other in November.

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Here and There Around Florida

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While Barb was in Florida, I took the opportunity to travel around the state and show her some of our "native" scenery, which to a British Columbian, is kind of exotic, sort of. Here are some photos from the east coast, the west coast, and the center of Florida, including Captiva Island and Anna Maria Island.

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Random files - Florida - Nov. 2003
Strap Fern101 viewsThese grow everywhere in the swamp.
Better Poison Ivy Picture121 viewsNow, here is a well formed triplet just waiting for a tourist.
Swamp Lillies119 views
Osprey Perched93 views
Purple Martin151 viewsNoisy but friendly birds, purple martins can be found in abundance in Florida in the spring.
Another Osprey103 views
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Obligatory Cow Shot112 viewsAs you who are addicted to my photos already know, I'm obsessed by taking photos of cattle and waitresses. This one was taken in Tosohatchee Reserve, near Orlando, where the cows defiantly come to graze from the neighboring ranch, even though the rangers told them not to.
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Obligatory Waitress Photo #2259 viewsBubble Room, Captiva Island, Florida.

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Barb Plays on the Beach271 viewsAt Sanibel Island, Barb sits and builds a sand castle or something.Jul 31, 2004
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Bubble Room238 viewsThe exterior of the Bubble Room, a veritable landmark in Captiva Island, FloridaJul 31, 2004
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Obligatory Waitress Photo #2259 viewsBubble Room, Captiva Island, Florida.Jul 31, 2004
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Dessert Selection265 viewsThe Bubble Room's dessert selection appears right behind my martini glass. Eat your heart out!Jul 31, 2004
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Bubble Room Waitress240 viewsI know you were waiting for the obligatory waitress photo. Well, this is it. Taken at the famous Bubble Room on Captiva Island, Florida.Jul 31, 2004
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Blue Spring229 viewsThe spring flows out through here to the St. Johns River.Jul 31, 2004
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Sunset, Sanibel Island264 viewsThe west coast of Florida is "the" place to view sunsets, particularly on Sanibel Island.Jul 31, 2004
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Mushroom216 viewsIt's at Blue Spring State Park, but why would that matter?Jul 31, 2004