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Friday, 17 August 2012

Key West

Key West again. The weekend before my eyelid surgery seemed like a good time to get away and take the new Honda on a shakedown cruise. We get about 38 MPG although the sticker says 31 Highway.


We get a mixture of good and very bad food although it's uniformly overpriced.



We stay at the Grand Guesthouse, which is a nice little B&B on Grinnell near the Beach and near the back end of Duval Street. It gets very good reviews and is  relatively reasonable in a quiet neighborhood.


We awake berore dawn to find a young lady sprawled in a lawn chair clutching a bottle of Gordon's gin. 


This looked a lot better than it tasted.


Sunset.


The trees here can be full of flowers.


I went swimming on Higg's beach. The water was just right.


Chicken on the beach. Key West is known for feral chickens.


Mrs. Phred on the Higgs beach in Key West


Another Key West trip in 2003....




Key West motor home.


This Key West home is nicer than average. Most of the house is old, obsolete, run down, crowded and wildly overpriced.


More tropical stuff.


Mike's sea food truck.


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