Florida: coast by coast V – Tarpon Springs 2

Tarpon Springs attracted settlers in the 1880s because of its mineral springs, nearness to the Gulf of Mexico, supply of lumber, orange groves and sponge beds. The immigration of Greek sponge divers gave the city its colorful, festive atmosphere that draws people here today.

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Florida: coast by coast – Part III – the Nature Coast

Rounding the Big Bend, heading south on US-19, the Steinhatchee River Inn offers Big Fish, charters and guides in a real fish camp setting. Colorful Cedar Key waits for you a few miles further south.

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Exploring the Valle Bras du Nord, Quebec

Slipping peacefully down the Bras-du-Nord River we enjoyed the warmth of the late summer sun.

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Meadow Lake, a hidden gem in the Tahoe Sierra

Meadow Lake is just one of hundreds of small lakes scattered in the high alpine region, but is unique in that it is also a ghost town relic from the Gold Rush days.

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