Finding the Old Ford Truck Graveyard

 

Old Ford Graveyard

If you’re not careful, you might drive right past it near Crawfordville on your Northern Florida road trip. “Hey, were those a bunch of rusty old cars and trucks lined up beside the road?”, you might even ask as they quickly fade in your rear view mirror. If you’re like me, the urge to photograph these beauties will likely override your previous schedule and you’ll just have to stop to see them for yourself. Finding the old Ford truck graveyard isn’t easy, but for antique car buffs and photographers it’s definitely worth a stop when exploring the back roads of US Highway 319 in Northern Florida.

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Babcock Ranch Eco Tours – Explore Florida’s Wild Side

babcock ranch eco tour bus

Get ready to board the Swamp Buggy (aka, the big camouflaged school bus) for a ride with Babcock Ranch Eco Tour and see a side of Florida many don’t even know still exists. It’s the REAL Florida. Far away from the amusement parks and games, here at the 91,000 acre Circle B Ranch you’ll see Old Florida’s WILD side in a fun and educational way. Read more “Babcock Ranch Eco Tours – Explore Florida’s Wild Side”

Where to Find Florida Manatees – Florida’s Winter Guests

Florida Manatee
Photo Courtesy: VISIT FLORIDA

When most people think of a visit to the Florida during the winter months of December through early April, it’s usually to escape the bitter cold of more northern climates. But an added bonus of warm sunshine and not having to shovel snow is seeing the Florida manatees in their natural winter habitat. Read more “Where to Find Florida Manatees – Florida’s Winter Guests”

The Dali Museum – Artist or Madman? You Decide.

The only difference between myself and a madman is that I AM NOT MAD. ~ Salvador Dali.

Really?

After spending a few hours in the gallery of The Dali Museum gazing deeply into the optical illusions of his famous work The Hallucinogenic Toreador or admiring the fluffy white pom-poms on Venus de Milo with Drawers or struggling to decipher Abraham Lincoln’s face at 20 meters away as the docent encouraged us to do…it does make one wonder. Read more “The Dali Museum – Artist or Madman? You Decide.”

Punta Gorda Murals – History Comes Alive

Punta Gorda Murals

Punta Gorda Murals: Take a Step Back in Time

During a recent trip to Punta Gorda, Florida we discovered several beautiful murals found all around the historic city center.  Walking around the sleepy streets, using a map provided by the Charlotte Harbor Visitors Bureau, you can explore the stunning Punta Gorda murals and take a step back in time.  The murals literally painted a picture of the life and times of people throughout the history of this small town.

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