It’s in my blood, this travel bug. I was born with it, into it, and it has only grown stronger with every passport stamp, every border crossing, every coastline I’ve walked on that signals the end of a continental mass that still hasn’t been swallowed up by the Ocean. Every year, as I stubbornly become… Continue reading Embracing the Unexpected
I asked for adventure and the Universe delivered. It was only day two and nothing was going according to plan. But that's okay— unpredictability was part of the plan. I almost postponed my flight to Florida just a week ago, worried about COVID restrictions and rising infections, toxic algae in the Gulf of Mexico, and… Continue reading According to Plan
Every time I visit Florida, I discover new places like Weeki Wachee Spring State Park, and return to the places I've known since my childhood on the Gulf Coast, like St Petersburg and the always beautiful Fort de Soto County Park.
We rented kayaks and paddled among lush vegetation and wildlife down the 4.5 km stretch of crystal-clear spring water which bubbles from subterraneous caverns and flows out into the Gulf of Mexico.
First, I saw Miami and its vibrant street art; then, I explored Florida's beautiful beaches and natural parks. Here are some its landscapes and the wonderful creatures that call them home./Primero, conocí Miami y su vibrante arte callejera; después, exploré las playas y los parques naturales de la Florida. Aquí están algunos de sus paisajes y… Continue reading Natural World: Florida
There is much more to see in Florida than the bright and colourful Miami, like the wildlife. Here are some of the beaches and parks near St Petersburg, Florida, including Pass-a-Grill, Sawgrass Lake, Fort de Soto Beach, Bonita Springs in the state's southwest, and Islamorada in the Florida Keys. /Hay mucho más por conocer en… Continue reading FL, USA
To me, Miami is all about bright, bold colours, sharp shapes, and strong contrasts; in my mind's eye, I saw the city tattooed with the indelible remnants of art deco and its own brand of 1970s Floridian style, representing its unique mix of cultures and influences. I visited the Wynwood Walls art district in July… Continue reading Florida: Wynwood Walls, Miami