Tag Archives: SCUBA diving

Reflections on Key West – Jan/Feb 2018

Key West is our favorite place to spend the winter. Staying at the Sigsbee Island RV Park (part of Naval Air Station Key West) is a unique, fun-filled, and fulfilling experience. Every year we get to expand our circle of … Continue reading

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Exploring the Thousand Islands, June 2017

The fastest route from Vermont to Michigan is through Canada. We had an option to travel straight north through Montreal or to go west through New York and cross farther down the St. Lawrence River. We chose to do the … Continue reading

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Diving the USS Spiegel Grove, Key Largo, FL – March 2017

Getting into Florida State Parks on short notice is not easy.  John Pennekamp State Park is one of the most popular and you can reserve a spot eleven months ahead of time.  However many of those who make a reservation … Continue reading

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The Vandenberg – A Monster of a Wreck, Key West, February 2017

If you ever watched “Sea Hunt” with Lloyd Bridges as a child, you may have had a desire to SCUBA dive on a sunken ship.  Unfortunately that can be quite a dangerous event because of loose equipment on board, and … Continue reading

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Tampa, FL -2016

It seems like we often start the new year in Tampa, FL. Normally it is our last stop before we travel to Key West for the winter. This year we planned to leave the trailer in Tampa while we took … Continue reading

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SCUBA Diving in Bonaire, Feb 2016

Bonaire is my favorite place for SCUBA diving. It is known as the “Divers Paradise,” and half of the tourists that visit Bonaire are SCUBA divers. In fact, every truck that is rented comes with a rack made of 2×4 … Continue reading

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Raleigh, NC – October 2015

We arrived at the Falls Lake State Recreation Area on Friday, September 18th. We didn’t start our duties as camp hosts until October 1st and it felt a bit odd coming in as campers. After setting up our daughter, Elisabeth … Continue reading

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Key West, FL – February/March 2015, Part Two

We hosted a small party at our campsite combining our friends from 2013 and our friends from 2014. Jim and Philly were “headed up the road” the next day and Alina had talked about how she had taken up the … Continue reading

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Key West, FL – February 2015, Part One

While we were in Tampa, we got word that, for the first time, the RV park on Sigsbee Island was turning people away. However, one of our friends checked it out and found that if you arrived at Sigsbee Island, … Continue reading

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Rainbow Springs State Park, Dunnellon, FL – Jan 2015

Rainbow Springs and the Rainbow River are unique places to visit. The Rainbow River is one of the clearest rivers in the world, with underwater visibility of over 250 feet in the headsprings area. This is why we wanted to … Continue reading

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