Author Archives: Amanda

St. Petersburg Saturday Morning Market

Saturday in the City

With all the trails hiked and the river paddled, we decided to spend our final day at Hillsborough River out of the park and in the city. Tampa and St. Petersburg are only about an hour away and with lots going on … Continued

Hillsborough River State Park

Hillsborough River State Park

As we head north through Florida this spring there are many places we want to visit. Places where we can paddle around crystal clear springs and swim with manatees. Places where the bike trails are rumored to be fantastic and wild horses … Continued

Lovers Key State Park

Kayaking & Shelling at Lovers Key State Park

There are certain things you learn as a full-time RVers. Things like the fact that school spring break lasts forever and if you’re anywhere even remotely desirable during this time you better plan ahead. While I have no problem with kids … Continued

Koreshan State Park

Koreshan State Park

If someone told you that the entire universe existed inside a giant hollow sphere with the sun at the center and a centrifugal force holding us in place…and oh yeah — do you want to join my fledgling settlement in … Continued

Everglades National Park

One Day in the Everglades

The last time we visited Florida we skipped over the Everglades and this time we were determined to remedy that situation. However, there was one tiny problem… actually, make that millions of tiny problems. Problems in the form of tiny flying … Continued

Bocce Night

Saying Goodbye to the Florida Keys

Well, this is it. After two weeks at Bahia Honda State Park followed by three months in our house rental on Big Pine Key, toady we say goodbye to the Keys and start our slow journey north. It’s been a … Continued

Florida Keys

Forgotten Photos From the Florida Keys

Only one week left before we hitch up and head out. On one hand, we’re sad to leave this tropical paradise behind. One the other hand, we’re itching to explore new places and have new adventures (the mountains are calling…). … Continued

Friends at Lunch

Friends From Vermont

Our last visitors of the winter were three good friends from Vermont. It was such a pleasure to spend time with them and share this gorgeous place that we get to call our temporary home. Aside from the amazing trip … Continued