They had on display some of the letters between Kennedy and Khrushchev. Interesting history within the Everglades National Park.
We were again in awe of the alligators, birds and turtles as we went along the boardwalk of Angina Trail.
Vultures right along the sidewalk of Trail.
Wood Stork are not seen as often as herons and anhingas.
Anhinga with wing spread to dry it's wings.
Baby Anhingas, calling for food.
Bromeliads are evident through southern Florida. This one was huge.
We stopped at Paurotis Pond hoping to see Roseate Spoonbills. They were 1/2 mile across the pond. Or we thought they might be some of the many birds nesting. We were looking into the sun so difficult to know for sure.
A photo I took of Roseate Spoonbills.
On the Road Again Monday Feb. 21. We were looking forward to a cup of coffee and the generator stopped. We were out of propane. So we journeyed into Homestead, FL. On the way we stopped at Paurotis Pond. With a lot of patience we could see some spoonbills. We also saw other graceful birds flying and soaring thru the air. We'll have to ask the bird experts what kind we saw. We are learning to recognize some Florida birds, but not all, by far!
If you can enlarge this photo, you can see the tinge of pink on their wings.
We passed vegetable farms.....tomatoes, sweet corn, summer squash, green beans, melons and sunflowers.
Got our propane, got supplies and groceries, had lunch at Farmers Market Restaurant. Food was great.
Stopped at a veg/fruit stand for fresh produce and were enticed to get milkshakes. Placed our order and paid, but they were so busy,had to wait 30 minutes to be served. They were worth it. Phil got pineapple. Ellie got cherry, pineapple and passion fruit.
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Location:Flamingo, Everglades National Park