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Good-Bye Key West: Headed Up The Chain

We had to admit it: the time to leave Key West had arrived.  We planned our exit strategy and began the trek up the island chain.  On the road again.

Day 127, February 17, 2019

Yes, time to leave Key West.  While we had enjoyed our stay, we were ready to be on the move again.

Executing the departure was tricky.  We looked out a week and contemplated the weather patterns and stops along the way.  Both proved to be complicated, especially since the Miami Boat Show was looming large and a lot of boats seemed to have flooded into the keys to escape Miami.  Accommodations were in short supply. Continue reading Good-Bye Key West: Headed Up The Chain

Florida Keys after Hurricane Irma

This trip to Florida was essentially un-planned, so we had no reservations other than one we made in Key West a year ago.  We had made the reservation because we could cancel it without penalty, so why not?  Now, although Key West isn’t actually our favorite destination on the planet, it’s not so bad in February so to-Key-West-we-will-go.

The Keys were hit hard by Hurricane Irma last fall and we were curious about how they had fared. Continue reading Florida Keys after Hurricane Irma