Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Treasure Coast

The Treasure Coast, as this region of Florida is called, was named for the Spanish Treasure Fleet lost in a 1715 hurricane, and emerged out of residents’ desire to separate themselves from the Miami and Gold Coast regions.  I like … Continue reading

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The Gold Coast

The one-day trip to the Bahamas was a bit of a disappointment, but another adventure nonetheless.  We took a cab at 6:30 a.m. to Port Everglades, went through customs, waited (and waited), then boarded the Bahamas Express boat.  The cruise to … Continue reading

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Finally – On the Move

It was a long stay in Miami, and disappointment set in Monday, April 8th because the parts still had not arrived to fix our lower unit.  After checking out, we walked to the boat from the Shalimar Motel (1.2 miles) … Continue reading

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Miami

Our stay on Miami Beach – Surfside, at the Best Western was a great experience!  The views of the Atlantic were beautiful, the staff very accommodating.  We enjoyed the beach, pool, and full apartment, and were able to do a … Continue reading

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Biscayne Bay to Miami Beach

Laundry is always a challenge while aboard.  At Pennekamp I did laundry at the facilities which were shared by the campground.  Only one dryer was operational, so I ended up carrying the wet laundry back to the boat and hung … Continue reading

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