Day 7. Thursday, April 27 – Day Off Key West, Florida

Friday 28 April 2017

There is nothing quite like Key West, the homes,the sense of humor, the shops and the saloons,this picture is at 10:00 in the morning, note the people at the bar ……truly unique!

Though we promised ourselves rest, we spent the entire morning walking from end to endof Duval Street and back, playing tourist and taking in the sites.  The Southernmost House in the Continental U.S., the Casa Cayo Hueso,St. Paul’s Episcopal Churchand more bars….…Oops, actually this picture is where we had breakfast!  Except for the cruise ship crowd we managed to avoid, we were surprised to see how few tourists were here.

By noon, we took refuge in the shady courtyard of our little motel and actually did put our feet up.

Late afternoon, we were rested and ready for one last glimpse at the beautiful sea and a bit more of Key West.The restaurant we choose offered beautiful orchids, but not much in the way of good food; but all was redeemed by ice cream, afterwards.  On our stroll back to the room, we ran into the parade (complete with candy and beads) celebrating the liberation of the Conch Republic.  Though the camera gave out before the parade actually started, we did manage a few shots of the gathering of characters, quite the show.

So now that we have gotten a few days of riding under our belt, feel a little more comfortable with being able to do it for longer than a week and are at the southern most point of the east coast…..time to ride home!  If you are somewhere along the east coast, give a shout out and maybe we can connect on our ride through.

4 Responses to “Day 7. Thursday, April 27 – Day Off Key West, Florida”



  1. Ken Says:

    Looks like you’ll have a strong headwind today through Sunday. Good Luck!



  2. Mary-Ellen Says:

    All caught up while enjoying my yogurt for breakfast. Had a thunderstorm this morning here which made me want to call in sick and stay in bed to listen to it! Conjo kitty did NOT like it though… so the scaredy cat sign is appropriate! 🙂



  3. Kim Says:

    I think I could stay there a week! Love Key West.



  4. Joann Says:

    What a beautiful place! Would love to visit there?

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