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May 4, 2016 - decompression day

Wednesday we took a day to decompress. We went separate ways to shop and explore. Bill and I went to look at a section of the old railroad bridge. The Key West railroad extension, finished in 1913, was the only overland access to the keys for a couple of decades. A road was in the process of being built when a hurricane hit the middle keys in 1935 and wiped out both the road construction and the railroad. Several hundred people were killed - many WW1 vets that were living in tent camps while building the road. The railroad was never...

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May 1, 2016 - Made it to the Keys!

Made it to our campsite, Lazy Lakes in Summerland Key, FL. Its a great place with nice place with all the amenities, and super nice people. We set up early and decided to explore. We went in search of Key deer, and the No Name Pub, located on No Name key. I'm happy to say we found both! We ended up with our first sunset in the Keys.....not a bad view from camp!

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