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Dec 3, 2015 - Around Lake Okeechobee

Chic has been wanting to actually see Lake Okeechobee for a few years now. I remember being out there a year or two ago with her, looking for a way to see it, but we weren't satisfied we saw the lake. What we saw was one of the canals that led to the lake. So, today, Chic, Cindy, and I rode out there to finally see the lake. It took an hour and a half to get to Clewiston. I finally found the marina but we were disappointed that the boats go into a canal that leads to the lake, but there was no view of the lake. While in town, we visited the...

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Mar 28, 2006 - Across Florida to Indiantown

March 28 - Time to move on. Today we are going to Indiantown to check up on the boat and get her ready to sail home. We gave the rush hour traffic time to go by and then started out, which proved to be a good idea as the interstate was easy to navigate. Our route (I-75 then US 80) took us through the outskirts of LaBelle, then Clewiston (America's Sweetest Town - right in the midst of the sugar cane growing area). Between Belle Glade and Pahokee there was a lot of restoration of the berm that completely circles Lake Okeechobee. It was the...

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Oct 26, 2005 - on to Indiantown marina

The expressway was still free for southbound travelers, although we heard that from Kissimmee northbound the tolls were on. The road was full of trucks - large semis, flat beds carrying generators or tree chipping equipment, whole fleets of electrical trucks, pick up trucks with generators and cans of gasoline or full of water containers. There was a good number of RV's as well. At our exit, there was one lane full of RV's heading for the campgrounds at Okeechobee to the right, and another lane backed up to the left which turned out to be a...

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