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Mar 28, 2012 - Day #35

Day #35, March 23, 2012, Friday: Hydro, sorry, “power” came on again about 7:30 a.m. with the same old line “we don't know what was wrong with 'er”! As mentioned, conscience was bothering me re skipping tolls and the penalties they might cause. As instructed called today and talked to a hell of a guy, he confessed he misses some himself and he works for them! Instructed to send a cheque for $3.50 and “all would be well”! Headed north to “Royal Palms”, the signature area of the Everglades. Joined by 350,000 school kids we met our guided...

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Mar 28, 2012 - Day #36

Day #36, March 24, 2012, Saturday: Another conducted hike early this morning, only the leader and Brenda & I. Temp over 30C by noon. Had a long lazy lunch and did some chores in preparation for tomorrows leaving. On the advice of this morning's leader we headed for an area called “Nine Mile Pond”, a large body of water with passages through the mangrove swamps some leading off it into Florida Bay. Great canoeing/kayaking area with both ranger led trips and on your own. We watched several couples leave and were feeling sorry we hadn't got...

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