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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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”
The only difference between myself and a madman is that I AM NOT MAD. ~ Salvador Dali.
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: 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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In the days before cell phones, being a police officer in Carrabelle, Florida was a very busy job. While it seems such a quiet and charming place today, Carrabelle was full of mayhem and mischief – that is until The World’s Smallest Police Station came into existence. Here’s the interesting UNIQUE FLORIDA story… Read more “World’s Smallest Police Station”