Panama City Beach

PCB at sunset

We stayed near the beach near Panama City Beach but never made it into town. The beach was our destination! And it was a great beach for relaxing and walking. Not busy at all.

St Augustine

fort at St Augustine

St Augustine certainly didn’t make up for not visiting Spain, but it did make for a nice afternoon of wandering around, even though everything was closed. Our original plan B was to spend two weeks in Florida, one on gulf coast at Fort Myers Beach and one on the Atlantic coast split between Cocoa Beach … Read more


ospreys in silhouette

We had so much fun watching the local ospreys nesting in the tree next to our hotel in Fort Myers Beach! It looked like there were three nesting pairs in the area, with some attempted boundary crossing.  More about Ft Myers Beach here More about our road trip to Ft Myers Beach and the Blue … Read more

Fort Myers Beach

birds on posts

Fort Myers Beach was the first place that came to mind when we thought of a road trip to somepace warm to replace our planned trip to Spain. We were here in 2007 and stayed at The Outrigger Beach Resort. That trip was an experiment to see if we could kind of replicate the all-inclusive … Read more