Time to take the Brompton for a 15-mile bicycling loop in the Florida Everglades… specifically, an area called Shark Valley. They also have a tram tour but biking allows to explore the scenery of the Everglades at our own pace.
We headed to Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge. Seeing manatees while snorkeling beside them has been on my bucket list since the beginning of our RV planning. It’s finally here! Inspiration to swim with the manatees came from several sources: Roadtrippers, National Geographic’s story – "When Push Comes to Shove" to the mention in our 1,000 Places to See Before You Die book.
To keep on our journey to get from the west coast of California to east coast of Florida, we said goodbye to Monte Vista RV (Mesa, AZ) and hello to the Voyager RV Resort (Tucson, AZ). It was a 127.5 mile Arizona road trip this day. The Rooster Coburn Ostrich Ranch was the perfect roadside attraction to stretch our legs and right off Highway 10.
An August 2013 small surf adventure in Oahu, Hawaii. Friends Chris and Terence are with us as we all hitch a ride with the Maita’i Catamaran. Special thanks to Captain Ian. We jump overboard and pick a break to paddle to.
We board our tour for a Napali Snorkel Sail and looking forward to seeing the Napali Coast, amazing marine life, and simply enjoy being under the sun. Napali means “the cliffs” and has been world-renowned for its 3,500-foot heights, green …
The 1st time, I’ve seen a glider plane was in the Pierce Brosnan 1999 movie – The Thomas Crown Affair. Those scenes piqued my interest for the experience if I ever had the opportunity.
It’s the only SkyJump in North America and the highest in the world. SkyJump is a controlled free fall, similar to a vertical zip line. The launching pad is located on the 108th floor of Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower in Las Vegas, 855 feet above the Las Vegas Strip. Jumpers are harnessed in and attached to a cable that is connected to a descender machine. Guide wires keep the skyjumper on course and on target. I take the leap!