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Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary


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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


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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
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Poison Ivy94 viewsAhh, the leaves turn such a nice shade of red in the fall!
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Some Kinda Warbler107 viewsI really need a longer lens to shoot birds like this. I need one that can focus faster, too. Right now, I have 300mm f/4 AF-Nikkor (non-AF-S). I use it with a Nikon D-100. If you want me to shoot better pictures of birds, send me a 600mm f/4 AF-S, please!
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Osprey Perched88 views
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White Ibis119 viewsTaking a breather from a day of poking the bottom for woims and stuff.
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Obligatory Cow Shot #2136 viewsI thought she was very pretty.
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Cloud Formation109 viewsClose to sunset, I captured this "head and shoulders" cloud formation while walking the Cruickshank Trail at Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. I had mistakenly told Barb that the trail was three miles or so, but it turned out to be closer to six.
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Barb on Some Causeway145 viewsI forget where this was, exactly. Well, I know approximately, but it would probably take me two or three tries to find it again.
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Dessert Selection250 viewsThe Bubble Room's dessert selection appears right behind my martini glass. Eat your heart out!

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Barb Plays on the Beach257 viewsAt Sanibel Island, Barb sits and builds a sand castle or something.Jul 31, 2004
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Bubble Room225 viewsThe exterior of the Bubble Room, a veritable landmark in Captiva Island, FloridaJul 31, 2004
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Obligatory Waitress Photo #2245 viewsBubble Room, Captiva Island, Florida.Jul 31, 2004
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Dessert Selection250 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 Waitress226 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 Spring216 viewsThe spring flows out through here to the St. Johns River.Jul 31, 2004
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Sunset, Sanibel Island242 viewsThe west coast of Florida is "the" place to view sunsets, particularly on Sanibel Island.Jul 31, 2004
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Mushroom202 viewsIt's at Blue Spring State Park, but why would that matter?Jul 31, 2004