As busy as it was with our revolving door of visitors this month, it was nice to carve out some time for an Everglades trip – I forgot how much I really need the occasional breath of fresh air away from the city … I’m so happy with the first photo in this grouping. I find it difficult to capture and explain the enormity of this giant, moving wetland – But I like how this picture gives insight to some of the more subtle hydrological aspects of the Everglades.
… literally …
If you ever find yourself in south Florida, I would highly suggest you add the Shark Valley Visitor’s Center in Everglades National Park to your itinerary.
No walls, no fences, no cages: Natalie, Jim and I got up close and personal with wild alligators, anhingas and other tropical wetland critters on Saturday as we biked Shark Valley’s 15-mile trail.
Too cool for words – I’ll let the pictures speak for themselves: