Monthly Archives: January 2014

Sweat the Flu Out?

Giant Red Starfish off Key Biscayne Jimmy was progressively getting worse. His cough became more deep and his demeanor changed. You could see he was feeling weak. We walked the 2 miles to the grocery store to buy over the … Continue reading

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Laid Up in Oleta

Okay so here’s a couple problems we’re facing: 1- We both may be battling the onset of the flu or a bad cold 2- We could not secure hotel accommodations at our next stop until tomorrow. So we have to … Continue reading

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The Wharf Rats of Teachers Island

Yeehaw! Last night after dinner we built a fire and sat around relaxing. This was after dark of course. Jimmy was sitting next to me and shouted “What the hell is that?” He saw movement about 10 feet from us … Continue reading

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Big Houses, Big Ships

The Atlantic side of Key Biscayne was placid. It reminds us of the Gulf. Virtually no wave action. After breakfast we lugged our gear to the yaks and began our well tuned process of loading all our gear. Everything has … Continue reading

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Thanks Max and Lisa

Special thanks to our hosts in Key Biscayne- Max and Lisa. They went out if their way to accommodate us. Their hospitality means so much. Right now we are having breakfast and enjoying a Starbucks coffee before loading up and … Continue reading

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Made it to Key Biscayne

Gus drove us to the Card Sound launch site. The weather and tides will be with us today. Yeah! We hate seeing Gus go. He’s been such a great resource. Yet, at the same time, we are excited to begin … Continue reading

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Our Greatest Fan

We were blown away last night when we were finally able to meet one of our faithful blog followers- Maryellen from Kentucky. She is vacationing in the Keys with her friends Sherry and Mark. We all met for dinner in … Continue reading

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Key West Achieved!

There’s something tranquil about the undulating motion of ocean swells under a kayak. It throws you into a trance and causes every fiber of your mind and body to go numb. What a perfect paddle day. We rode soft waves … Continue reading

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Blustery Day

This lady said our blog is very popular in Ecuador. Who knew? We awoke to windy conditions and chilly temps. After a hardy breakfast Gus drove is to our launch site- a sweet little spot off Pirate Road near Little … Continue reading

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Back at it

We took the past couple days off. Good choice since the weather turned sour. Never imagined being in the Keys and having to don fleece. Brrrr. Our friend Gus is retired Navy so we were able to rent bicycles one … Continue reading

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