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Caloosahatchee (Day 125+)

What a fun name to say. Ka-loose-ah-hat-chee. About 2,800 miles into her journey, Many Moons rests awhile now in this river in southwest Florida which is part of the Okeechobee Waterway. She will spend the next few weeks in port there, at the WP Franklin Campground. First Mate Tom left the boat today, on schedule, … Continue reading Caloosahatchee (Day 125+)

The Hidden Coast (Cedar Key)

If you advertise something as “hidden,” is it still hidden? Same thing with “forgotten.” If you market it as such, it won’t be forgotten for long! These are the silly thoughts that occupy my mind during long road trips alone. Since leaving the Mainship Many Moons, I’ve traveled at least 1,200 miles by car. That’s … Continue reading The Hidden Coast (Cedar Key)

East To Fort Myers (Day 124)

Sometimes you deserve a nice breakfast that’s made by somebody else. Even better if it’s in a famous-yet-quirky restaurant that’s warmly decorated for Christmas. Many Moons left the west coast of Florida today and headed east, but not before its crew treated themselves to a memorable meal in a memorable place. Cabbage Key Inn and … Continue reading East To Fort Myers (Day 124)

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