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Boating on Patagonia Lake

By Heather / January 23, 2020

It’s the last day of our trip and we went boating on Patagonia Lake. But the birding started in the parking lot of our hotel in Tombstone. While Rob was on the phone with the office I took the opportunity to check out the little birds fluttering in the trees around the hotel. Jackpot! A […]


Sandhill Cranes In The Whitewater Draw Wildlife Area

By Heather / January 22, 2020

We found the Sandhill cranes in the Whitewater Draw Wildlife Area today and it was amazing. Starting from Tombstone and headed to the Whitewater Draw along Davis Road took us twice as long as it should. It is hawk central along this road and we saw Red-tailed, Swainson’s and Harris Hawks and the photo opportunities […]


The Adventure Continues… Florida City, FL to Tombstone, AZ

By Heather / January 21, 2020

The adventure continues as we’ve spent the last few days travelling from Florida City, FL to Tombstone, AZ. We left Florida City with lots of time and instead of following our Google map which said we had 1 hour to get to Fort Lauderdale we decided to trust the GPS in the car. GPS may […]


Pool Day in Florida City

By Heather / January 19, 2020

Sunday was a pool day in Florida City. Just a short note today as last night something delicious that I ate didn’t agree with me and I spent part of my night in the ladies’ room. Not exactly the highlight of the trip, but it happens. So today, we just relaxed, hung around and took […]


Hanging Around Key Largo

By Heather / January 18, 2020

This afternoon we spent hanging around Key Largo. I say afternoon because the morning was spent sleeping in, having breakfast, laying by the pool and waiting for our new room to be ready. We wanted a room by the pool with a king bed instead of one upstairs with a queen and we had to […]


How Far Would You Travel For Lunch?

By Heather / January 17, 2020

How far would you travel for lunch? Today we found out the answer! We spent the morning sleeping in and hanging around as it was raining. The weather cleared up a bit in the afternoon so we headed out for lunch. Talking to a lady in the parking lot she recommended a place called Lazy […]


Fun In The Florida Everglades

By Heather / January 15, 2020

What a lovely day today having fun in the Florida Everglades. Sun was shining when we left Florida City and as we drove up Hwy 997 to get to Hwy 41 we were surrounded by farms and nurseries. Lots of palms and tropical plants for sale as far as the eye could see. Finally making […]


Off To The Everglades And The Flamingo Visitor Center

By Heather / January 14, 2020

We were off to the Everglades and the Flamingo Visitor Center today. And although there are flamingos that are native to Florida they are only in specific pockets in the south of Florida. They are occasionally seen in the area we are heading but they are more of a rarity than the norm. I didn’t […]


Road Trip Down The Florida Keys

By Heather / January 14, 2020

Today we did a road trip down the Florida Keys. Where we are staying is at the entrance to the keys so we thought we would pack up and maybe stay at Key West for the night. I did look up hotel prices before we left and most of them are over $200 but we […]

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