Category Archives: Big Pine Key

Bahia Honda State Park

IMG_3716I spent the better part of March 2014 trying to make any kind of camping reservation in the Florida Keys, without any success. I resorted to what I thought were some clever IT tricks, but they didn’t work out, and as a result, no reservations were obtained. I signed up with a group that promised to find camping cancellations in the Florida Keys and then let you know. For that they would charge double the cost of a campsite. It was still a deal. That didn’t work out either. The campsite in Long Pine Key, in the Everglades, is about an hour and a half to two hours from Bahia Honda, so we drive instead of camp. Continue reading

Biscayne National Park

We got up at 7:30 AM, figuring that since it was Sunday, and we had a kind of schedule in mind so we figured that on the way we would check out Eco Pond.  When we arrived at the pond the parking area was just about full, so parking the RV was a challenge. WE finally wandered over to the pond we found more cameras than birds. The assumed professional who needs teenagers to get good wildlife photos from the day before at Mahogany Hammock was there taking shots of one of the roseate spoonbills.  Continue reading

Everglades, Day at Camp

We checked the calendar this morning and there was nothing on it, so we didn’t do anything, and had a wonderful time. We had a quick breakfast and had full intentions of driving west to the Mahogany Hammock and seeing the sights, but it was a wonderful warm day, with just some scattered clouds and low humidity.  I had some trip planning to do, and I had not paid close attention to the organization of my photos, so it seemed a good day to get cleaned up, organized, and back to speed. Continue reading