Tag Archives: shell collecting

Mom, Look What I Found! Get the Bucket

Children are just naturally inquisitive and at the beach they are bound to continuously run up to you with a new treasure in hand.  Mom, look what I found!  I always had a bucket ready to hold the shells, broken … Continue reading

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Finding Shells (and Other Creatures) on The East Coast of Florida

Sanibel and Captiva Islands on Florida’s Gulf coast is a popular tourist destination for the serious seashell collector. It is possible to find some quite rare shells there, and it’s impossible to not find any. Some of the beaches on … Continue reading

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Plan A Vacation With Good Shelling

The southeastern U. S. coastline, particularly the Gulf coast of Florida, contains some of the best shelling in the world. Sanibel Island and the surrounding area, including Captiva Island are situated just right for “catching” the shells in the current … Continue reading

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Do Angels Shed Their Wings?

If angels ever need to give their wings a rest, I imagine they shed them along the Florida coast or over the shallow water where they eventually wash up on shore for us to find in the form of long … Continue reading

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A Little About Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island is located on the west coast of Florida. The way the ocean current passes the area of Sanibel and Captiva causes it to deposit many seashell along the shores and makes it one of the top places in … Continue reading

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