Tag Archives: Florida

NASA’s Rocket Garden, Kennedy Space Center

I’ve been captivated by space travel from the moment I learned it existed. So visiting the Rocket Garden at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida for the first time made a huge impression on me. Expand the minds of you … Continue reading

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Bulow Plantation Ruins State Park, Florida

Turning off the Old Kings Highway onto Old Beach Road in Flagler County, Florida, really is like stepping back in time. The dusty, unpaved track seems to shoulder its way between the encroaching trees into what is today Bulow Plantation … Continue reading

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Touching the Rays at Tropicana Field, Florida

When I say “Touching the Rays”, I don’t mean the baseball players! Well, not usually, anyway. But anyone who has ever been to Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, or watched a Tampa Bay Rays game on TV, will know of … Continue reading

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Fort Jefferson, Dry Tortugas National Park

If you thought Key West was as far as you can go off the tip of Florida, think again. For if you hop on a boat and travel another 70 miles westwards you come to the Dry Tortugas National Park, … Continue reading

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Apollo/Saturn V Center, Kennedy Space Center, Florida

The list of things in which I’m fascinated is pretty extensive. But right up near the top is spaceflight. So you can imagine, my first visit to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida was a particularly special occasion. I loved … Continue reading

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Capitol Challenge

Last November I finally achieved one of my Bucket List goals… to visit, and geocache in, all 50 US states. Although I do say so myself, it was quite an achievement. Especially for someone who doesn’t live in the USA, … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day!

It’s going to take me at least 7 ½ lifetimes to see and do everything I want to on this enormous, beautiful planet. My Bucket List includes every last bit of its incredible diversity. From mountains to deserts. From coral … Continue reading

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