We'll camp in the Everglades National Park. It's not our first venture into this wilderness. It's a place less full of shady Spanish moss and swampy mud than one might expect.
It's pretty darned pleasant, actually: we pitch a tent on the sandy beach, maybe catch a few fishes, play with driftwood.
In general, the hazards that are most worrying on this venture off the map are, oh, I dunno –– mosquitoes, sunburn, getting stranded and having to be rescued.
THIS is not what I expected:
Mormon Key is our favored camping spot. George was almost 10 feet long last time they checked, and weighed in at 700 pounds. Good lawsey day.
More Everglades Challenge?
Okay, here's a story about the adventure race by the late great Meade Goudgeon. We'll miss seeing him on the beach this year.
The Challenge starts on March 3 off Fort DeSoto Beach.
2/5/2018 11:17:42 pm
Charmed, as always. Go Team FrankenScot!
2/10/2018 07:34:09 am
Thank you, Paul!
Great stuff, and thank you for Errol Finn, George, and Ocearch !
2/6/2018 03:02:10 pm
" It's a Carcharodon Carcharias - it's a Great White ! ", Hooper tells the mayor.
2/10/2018 07:35:53 am
You're welcome! The Ocearch site is fun –– I noticed that a couple of lady white sharks are also visiting the left coast of Florida this week. Coincidence? Maybe it's a blind date to check out the damage from Irma...
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