By: Paul S. Cilwa Viewed: 4/20/2019
Topics/Keywords: #Florida #SouthFlorida #Travel Page Views: 551
Photos and stories of my adventures in Florida's southern parts.

I've lived and worked in Fort Lauderdale. And Miami's okay (I'm not a huge fan), and I love the Everglades. But once I made my first visit to the Keys, and especially Key West, it was Monroe County (where they are located) that had my heart.

A Week In Key West

By: Paul S. Cilwa Topics: #Florida #FloridaKeys #Karen #KeyWest #Travel #Wedding Page Views: 822
All our adventures of the week my daughter Karen was married.

Keith and I went to the Florida Keys last April, as a birthday gift. I love the Keys and have been there many times, though this was Keith's first visit. Keith loved the Keys as well, but truly I imagined I'd never be back. However, when my daughter, Karen, suddenly pushed her wedding date to the end of January, and changed the location from the Northeast to Key West…well, we were on our way!

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Key West Boating

By: Paul S. Cilwa Occurred: 3/23/2017
Topics: #Florida #KeyWest #Travel Page Views: 867
All the photos from our boating trip from Key West to Boca Grande.

Key West is an island, and a pretty small one at that. So the residents and visitors spend a lot of time on the water; and, as a new resident, my daughter, Jenny has a boat but very little boat experience. So she found a local captain to show her the ropes, so to speak; and today we made a two-boat expedition to Boca Grande, an even smaller islet due west of Key West.

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Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory

By: Paul S. Cilwa Occurred: 6/23/2017
Topics: #Butterfly&NatureConservatory #Florida #KeyWest #Travel Page Views: 628
We take the babies to visit a butterfly museum and the beach.

Today we had a very full day-with-the-babies. We started with a visit to a Butterfly zoo, and finished with a visit to the beach.

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