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Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, Georgia

Rented a kayak and paddled for almost 4 hours in the swampland ‘trails’ tody. Got close and personal with a few alligators, saw three species of snakes, a few turtles, some young barred owls, a couple of sandhill cranes, and … Continue reading

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Cycling in Florida – Blue Springs State Park

A severe storm was moving across the upper US states so rather than drive into bad conditions, we opted to spend an extra day in Florida. That gave us time to visit the Marine Science Center at Ponce Inlet just … Continue reading

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Cycling in Florida – Anhinga babies and young alligators

Today, while John was doing some final packing, I jumped on the bike once more and pedaled over to the Anhinga Trail for one last visit. Part of the trail from the campground passes over some limestone sections that are … Continue reading

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Florida Alligator – Video

Florida Alligator – Video Here is a video of some clips of alligators which I saw while cycling around Florida. Normally, I do not shoot video so this was my first time trial with Graeme’s FLIP camera. ***** *****

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Anhinga Trail, Florida – An Alligator or Two

Once we tore ourselves away from the sight of Black Vultures attacking the cars in the parking lot, we began our walk along the Anhinga Trail and its boardwalks. An interesting experience with Vultures all along the trail, alligators only … Continue reading

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The Anhinga Trail, Everglades National Park, Florida

The Anhinga Trail in Everglades National Park consists of a path along an elevated dike and a series of elevated boardwalks out over the marsh and ponds of the area. Many varieties of plant and animal life exist in the … Continue reading

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Cycling in Florida- the Everglades

Once we arrived back at our vehicle in Tarpon Springs and looked at the forecast again, we decided to make the long drive further south and east to Everglades National Park, arrived well past midnight, pitched tent and fought off … Continue reading

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Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve – Barataria Preserve, Louisiana

Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve – Barataria Preserve, Louisiana When I think of trails in a nature preserve, I tend to imagine encroaching branches over a muddy or perhaps gravel path that meanders through the woods.  At the … Continue reading

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Audubon Zoo, New Orleans, Louisiana

Audubon Zoo, New Orleans, LouisianaToday we decided to take a look at what the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana had to offer. The weather was nice and the feeling of Spring was in the air as we stopped at … Continue reading

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The Porte Dor̩e Aquarium РParis, France

The Porte Dorée Aquarium – Paris, France The Porte Dorée Aquarium is part of the Palais de la Porte Dorée complex and is quite large It is easily reached from Central Paris via the subway system. You get off the … Continue reading

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