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Feb 6, 2014 - Jan 29th

We left Key West today. We drove to Homestead Wal-Mart where we expected to pick-up some meds that Sally had called ahead and was assured they would be there. However they weren't. So after 15-20 minutes of of bickering we were able to talk the pharmacist into locating them in another Wal-Mart pharmacy about 25 miles away. Quite inconvenient but doable. After that we drove to our destination at Flamingo an RV park at the southern end of the Florida mainland. It was getting late and that was about all we did today.

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Feb 6, 2014 - Jan 30th

First full day at Flamingo. We drove up the only rode for 9 miles to Mahogany Hammock and 9 mile Pond. Seeing several alligators along the way. A little later we took a round trip bicycle ride of 5.5 miles stopping at Eco Pond and walking around it. We saw a great variety of wading birds and a few alligators. We saw Ospreys too.

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Feb 6, 2014 - Feb 1st

Getting warm and humid. Strictly tee shirt and shorts weather. Tried fishing on a rising tide but no success. Took a ride to Bear Lake. walked back a trail for 15 minutes but the mosquitos were too bad and we returned to the truck. We sat outside in the evening for quite a while.

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Feb 6, 2014 - Feb 2nd

Today started well with both of us getting in a good half hour of vigorous exercise. We started up the only rode available stopping at several places seeing what there was to see and walking a boardwalk. We then went to the visitors center where we were able to get call phone reception and Sally caught upon her phoning. On the way back to the campground we stopped at a trail called Snake Bight. It was a round trip of 3.6 miles through some mud a few weedy spots and mosquitos, however, we did have mosquito repellent on this time.

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Feb 6, 2014 - Feb 3rd

Today we left Flamingo and headed to Midway Campground on Rt 41, also called the Tamiami Trail. However once we got there we discovered that it is now a reservation campground instead of the first come first served campground it used to be. They were full. We headed on down the road to camp Montgomery Lake an they had an opening for 1 night. We took it. Phone reception was very good here. Sally called the reservation number and we were able to get reservations for Midway for tomorrow night and two more nights then back to Lake Montgomery...

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