Daily Archives: September 29, 2011

Fishing shacks in the sound

Fishing shacks in the sound, originally uploaded by Erin *~*~*. We’re still traversing Pine Island Sound (I think – I may be a bit turned around) and we are passing these historic fishing shacks. They’ve got a fascinating story, which…

Pulling into Useppa Island

Pulling into Useppa Island, originally uploaded by Erin *~*~*. Our cruiser is picking up some passengers from Useppa Island before returning us to Captiva. Once a 1920s hangout for the rich and famous, Useppa is now a private club and…

Cabbage Key Priorities

Cabbage Key Priorities, originally uploaded by Erin *~*~*. As you are waiting for your turn on the gangplank, you look down and see this sign. I like it that Cabbage Key makes water conservation a priority

Evidence of the Calusa

Evidence of the Calusa, originally uploaded by Erin *~*~*. Cabbage Key is pretty much a giant shell mound, with littler mounds around it. Here’s a really ancient shell from the perimeter of the main mound.

Cabbage Key’s docks

Cabbage Key’s docks, originally uploaded by Erin *~*~*. We are done with lunch – delicious mahi mahi! Now for a brief roam around the island.

Approaching Cabbage Key

Approaching Cabbage Key, originally uploaded by Erin *~*~*. How’d you like to live here? As long as I had internet (satellite?), I’d be fine. This is the former home of author Mary Roberts Rhinehart – island was purchased for a…

Cruising by Cayo Costa

Cruising by Cayo Costa, originally uploaded by Erin *~*~*. More dolphin sightings have occurred and the boat is leaning perilously on the side where they are hanging out. We should be at Cabbage Key soon.