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It’s Blueberry Season in Florida

Contributed by: Martin J. Allred   http://www.floridaography.com When people think of Florida’s agriculture many think of orange juice. However, with Florida’s mild climate many other varieties of fruit and veggies or grown. According to the Florida Blueberry Growers Association, hundreds … Continue reading

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Dive Sites: Sarasota, Florida

Jacqueline observing…. Contributed by:  Martin J. Allred      www.Floridaography.com The Gulf waters are warming so the time is right to get wet again.  Actually, one can really dive year-round in Sarasota. The surface temperatures in the  offshore waters normally … Continue reading

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Boating Florida Style (Many Boats, No Notes)

Contributed by: Martin J Allred       http://www.Floridaography.com We moved to Florida from Colorado in the summer of 2014 with every intention of purchasing a boat for recreational use and fishing. I shopped around and the vessels I liked … Continue reading

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Travel to Cuba or Bahamas from Florida by Ferry

Contributed by:  Martin Allred  www.floridaography.com The (South Florida) Sun Sentinel reported last year that four companies have received licenses from the U.S. government to run ferries between Florida and Cuba. Overnight trips from Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and perhaps Tampa on vessels holding … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Snooty, The South Florida Museum

7-20-2015 The South Florida Museum, located in Bradenton, Florida, houses exhibits highlighting the history of Florida from the prehistoric to the present. Upon entering the main hall of the museum a giant skeleton of a Mastodon grabs your attention. The ice age … Continue reading

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Siesta Beach, Siesta Key, Florida (Sarasota) Voted #1 Beach in the U.S. for 2015

Photo by: Martin Allred 2-18-2015 The tally is finally  in and according to Tripadvisor, Sarasota’s Siesta Beach is ranked # 1 beach in the United States.  Several other Florida beaches rounded out the top 10 including, St. Pete Beach, St. … Continue reading

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Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA)

August 12, 2014 The history on how the aquarium came to be along with the successful work preformed by the dedicated staff and three rescued dolphins has contributed greatly to the aquarium’s success. The Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA) is not … Continue reading

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North Florida (Tubing the Ichetucknee & Santa Fe Rivers)

July 7, 2014 This past 4th of July we were given the opportunity to explore the north central part of the state. My cousin (Larry) and his wife (Gloria) live in Ft. White, Florida. They had invited us up for … Continue reading

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