Everglades National Park

If you are looking for a detailed review of Everglades National Park, this is the wrong place.  I’ve lived in Florida for many years and I’ve seen alligators, marshes, and swamps many times before.

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Dry Tortugas National Park

National Park Passports

Since it is the 100th anniversary of our national park system I was reminded that you can get a “passport” to the national parks.  When you visit a national park, there will be a cancellation station in at least one of the visitor centers where you can stamp your passport with the date of your visit.  Cool!

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Blackrock Beach and Boneyard Beach Travel Guide

I’m not a big beach person but I recently saw this cool video and knew I needed to do a photo shoot at Big Talbot Island State Park.  Some of the resulting images are shown below.  The rest can be seen in this article where I took one of my favorite pictures of all time.  I’ve been to Little Talbot Island for various events (it’s probably the nicest beach in the Jacksonville area) but never made the extremely short drive north to see Big Talbot Island.

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A Treehouse on the Suwannee River

Approaching the treehouse. Sidenote: Google photos added all the picture effects when it backed up to the cloud. A little cheesy but I still like it.
Approaching the treehouse from the side. Suwanee River on the right.  Sidenote: Google photos added all the picture effects when it backed up to the cloud. A little cheesy but I still like it.

Over Labor Day weekend we decided to shoot over to Live Oak, FL to tour a recently built treehouse for one of those construction shows on a TV channel we don’t get.  Calling ahead I found out that we didn’t need reservations for the tour even on a holiday weekend and the price was $8/person for a 15-30 minute tour.

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