Dolphin tail

Boating With the Dolphins

It was a beautiful December day here in Florida yesterday with temps in the 70’s and partly cloudy skies. So we went out cruising around on our flats boat. We saw a lot of dolphins. And just to be clear, I am a horrible wildlife photographer. I can get some pretty good photos of living […]

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end of Flagler Ave at the beach

Traveling to the Beach Checklist

The beach is such a big part of my life that packing to spend time on the sand is second nature.  Whether boating to a deserted island, or driving onto the beaches here in New Smyrna, necessary take-alongs are nearly the same. For vacationers from out of state, and especially those unfamiliar with Florida beaches, […]

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Cannonball jellyfish at Ponce Inlet Florida

Beach Dunes and Jellyfish in January

My last post was about the beginning of my January walk at Smyrna Dunes Park when I took some photos from the two-story pavilion along the ocean side of the walkway. You may wonder why I don’t just drive onto the beach (because New Smyrna has miles of drive on beach accesses) and walk along […]

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behind the boat

Little Island Beaches, Get There Only By Boat

The beaches of Florida are talked about a lot. They attract tourists year round, but those are ocean beaches. Waves and sand and even drive-on beaches make Florida a unique beach vacation destination. My favorite beaches are not on the ocean. They are far from the crowds and tourists and often have no people present. […]

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