Key West – October 2016

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I just returned from a week in the Florida Keys and took a lot of pictures of the gorgeous scenery.  Here are a few: key-west-map

The circle marks the Bluewater Key RV resort where we stayed while in the Keys.

 

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This is the view looking southeast.  US 1 is not in view off to the left.

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The view from our campsite looking north. The bridge in the distance is US 1.

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The view at night.

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A few days later, we took a flight on Key West Seaplane Adventures to the Dry Tortugas National Park.  This picture is at the Key West Airport and we are waiting to board.

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It took about 30 minutes to fly the 70 miles to the Dry Tortugas National Park https://www.nps.gov/drto/index.htm and this is the view of Fort Jefferson.

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Our aircraft is partially beached as the pilot awaits the outbound passengers for their flight back to Key West.

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A beach in the Dry Tortugas National Park.

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Loggerhead Key Lighthouse in the Dry Tortugas National Park.

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Our plane coming back to pick us up.

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Key West as viewed on the return flight.

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View from the Sunset Pier, Key West, FL.

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View from the Sunset Pier, Key West, FL.

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The following day, we met up with a “backcountry” guide at “Cudjoe Bay Boat Rentals” and explored the area north of US 1 out to the Gulf of Mexico.

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Near Sugarloaf Key looking north.

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The remains of a mangrove island after a hurricane.

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A sand dune near low tide approaching the Gulf of Mexico near Content Keys.

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A small mangrove island near Content Keys.

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Sugarloaf Creek, near Sugarloaf Key.

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View from Sunset Pier, Key West, FL.

4 Comments

  1. Reply
    Anonymous October 25, 2016

    Nice Captain!! Will use these for my wallpapers.

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    Anonymous October 27, 2016

    Great pictures of professional quality. Evokes memories of those beautiful islets. Makes me wish I was there.

    Well done, Rob!

    Stephen

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      rrutan55 October 27, 2016

      Thanks Stephen, I appreciate it!

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